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.