Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a bipartisan group of senators in urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to consider the needs of rural hospitals and providers with a higher share of Medicaid and Medicare patients as HHS distributes the $100 billion health care funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Bennet Presses for Colorado Priorities Ahead of Next Phase of Coronavirus Relief Legislation

In New Letter, Bennet Outlines Bold Proposals to Help Health Care Providers, Small Businesses, Local Governments, Families, and Individuals During the Crisis

This week, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) urging them to include key Colorado priorities in any future legislative package Congress considers in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Colorado Delegation Urge Rapid Federal Guidance for CARES Act Unemployment Insurance Implementation

Members Seek Guidance From Treasury and Labor Departments for Enacting Unemployment Assistance Program

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation, sent a letter to U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia requesting urgent and comprehensive guidance for implementation of unemployment insurance programs related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, joined fellow Colorado U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and several of their Senate colleagues in a bipartisan letter to Secretary Alex M. Azar II and Administrator Seema Verma encouraging both the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop ways to ensure beneficiaries are able to access necessary medications at home without risking exposure to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) or overburdening our healthcare workers as we continue to battle this pandemic.

Bennet, Democratic Senators Urge Trump Administration To Quickly Distribute Emergency Hospital Funding

Senators Also Encourage the Administration to Reopen the ACA Enrollment Period to Reduce the Potential Burden of Uncompensated Care on Hospitals Across the Country

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), and Bob Casey (D-Pa.), called on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to immediately provide hospitals, nursing homes, community health centers, and other essential providers financial support to address to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

In Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter, Bennet Urges Congressional Leaders to Include Dedicated Broadband Funding for Low-Income Families, Students in Future Coronavirus Relief Packages

Letter Calls for Inclusion of Critical Funding to Help Small Broadband Providers Sustain Services and Upgrades for Students and Low-Income Families

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a bipartisan, bicameral letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to include dedicated funding to help small broadband providers sustain internet services and upgrades for students and low-income families in any future legislation in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.