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.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and members of the Colorado Congressional Delegation sent a letter to the White House Coronavirus Task Force, requesting increased transparency on personal protective equipment (PPE) shipments and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) supply chain management process.

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.

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.