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News stories from the past 60 days.

USDA Highlights $40 Million in Infrastructure Investments in Rural Communities
Dec 14, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Community Facilities Direct Loan Program invested $40 million in 31 infrastructure projects in rural communities in 21 states and Puerto Rico. Projects included surface transportation, aviation, ports, water and storm water resources, energy production and generation, and electricity transmission.
Source: United States Department of Agriculture
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CMS Offers Medicare Enrollment Relief for Americans Affected by Recent Disasters
Oct 30, 2017 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is giving individuals who have been impacted by the wildfires in California and the recent hurricanes additional time to enroll in Medicare Part B and premium-Part A if they were unable to make a request during the initial and special enrollment periods.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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Care for Dialysis Patients a Key Focus of Hurricane Maria Response Efforts in Puerto Rico
Oct 17, 2017 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released additional details on the work they're doing to support dialysis patients and providers in Puerto Rico, including information on waivers and other emergency accommodations they have made.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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Last Updated: 12/15/2017