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‘Care Is Infrastructure’: Sen. Warren Calls for HCBS Support Following New Bipartisan Proposal

A bipartisan group of 10 senators announced Thursday that they have reached a tentative agreement on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package, a major update in one of the main storylines coming out of the Biden administration. The latest infrastructure proposal does not include federal support for home- and community-based services (HCBS), which was a key …

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Republican Infrastructure Proposal Spikes $400B for HCBS

Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a $928 billion infrastructure counteroffer to President Joe Biden’s original $1.9 trillion American Jobs Plan. The counteroffer is a substantial increase compared to the GOP’s previous five-year, $568 billion proposal, but still far less comprehensive than what the White House has called for, particularly when it comes to “soft infrastructure” …

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With Stimulus Deadline Nearing, Home-Based Care Industry Scrambles to Secure Additional Relief

Friday is the deadline set by House Democrats and Senate Republicans for agreeing to a new coronavirus stimulus package. Home-based care stakeholders have had ample time to review the publicly released details from both parties’ plans — and they have a wishlist of additional provisions they’re still hoping to see. One of the central pain …

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