As anticipated, on April 14, President Biden signed H.R. 1868 into law, fixing many of the issues with the rural health clinic (RHC) payment modernization law enacted in December. The legislation also retroactively extends the suspension of the two percent across-the-board Medicare sequestration through the end of 2021. Since April 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) had been holding claims pending passage of this legislation, and CMS is expected to lift this hold imminently. Read more.