U.S. House Representatives Voting imminently on Lower Costs, More Transparency Act (H.R. 5378)

The Chairs of three important House Committees – Energy & Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and Workforce – released The Lower Costs, More Transparency Act (H.R. 5378), a comprehensive health care bill the House is expected to vote on in the coming days. This bill is a key step in the federal budget process and includes:

  • Health Center Funding: A two year and three-month extension at $4.4 billion per year. This is a $400 million increase over current funding levels!
  • Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education: A seven-year extension and gradual increase from $126 million to $300 million per year starting in 2028.
  • National Health Service Corps: A two year and three-month extension at $350 million per year. This is a $40 million increase over current funding levels.

Additional materials from NACHC including talking points are available HERE and district factsheets are available HERE.

Published on 09/20/2023