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COVID-19 stimulus brings momentum for economy...and bright spot for geriatrics

20:00 EDT 25 Mar 2020 | AAAS

(American Geriatrics Society) The American Geriatrics Society today commended the US Senate for supporting critical efforts to expand geriatrics expertise through the more than $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package (S. 3548), which now heads to the House of Representatives for a vote expected by Friday. With support from Senators Bob Casey and Susan Collins, the Senate stimulus bill includes an earlier dedicated proposal championed by both lawmakers to reauthorize the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program and the Geriatrics Academic Career Awards.

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