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Coronavirus Relief & Omnibus Agreement Authorizes PAs to Receive Direct Payment Under Medicare

Posted 2 months ago

AAPA’s Top Federal Priority Secured in Bipartisan Agreement

December 28, 2020

AAPA commends Congress for passing legislation authorizing PAs to receive direct payment under Medicare as part of the Coronavirus Relief & Omnibus Agreement, which was signed into law by the president last night.

The PA Direct Payment Act (S.596/H.R. 1052) was included in the omnibus, along with a number of additional charges related to the Medicare program, and will take effect on January 1, 2022.

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melissa briley about 2 months ago

This is awesome news!

Lorena Villarreal de cantu about 2 months ago

01-01-2022???? is there any protection for 01-01-2021????? I'm in quarantine until 07 January 2021. I was told I'm protected until 12-31-2020.


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