On Wednesday, participating in the fight against a growing threat to public health, key legislators in the house of representatives and the Senate reached agreement on provision of emergency assistance in the amount of 8.3 billion dollars to combat the novel coronavirus, and the house of representatives planned to vote later on Wednesday to approve it, according to three officials. familiar with the talks.
A bipartisan package that includes almost us $ 7.8 billion for agencies dealing with the virus and gathered after a few days of quick discussion, much more than was originally offered the White house in late February.
It also allows you to allocate approximately 500 million USD suppliers Medicare to manage tele-health services to more elderly patients, who are at greater risk of exposure to the virus could get help at home, according to two officials. They spoke on condition of anonymity before the official announcement.
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