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COVID-19: Opportunities to Improve Federal Response and Recovery Efforts

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Provides an overview of key federal actions and spending allocations in response to the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Identifies challenges related to federal actions including the Payment Protection Program, economic impact payments, and Medicaid's Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) formula. Offers lesson learned from the initial pandemic response and recommends areas for further legislative action.
Date
08/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
Tagged as
Economics and the economy · Emergency preparedness and response · Infectious diseases · Legislation and regulations · Medicaid · Policy