Reminder: Senators Seek Feedback on Bipartisan Proposal to Improve GME Policy

Published June 10, 2024

By AACOM Government Relations

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  • Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR), and seven bipartisan members of the committee will receive comments on their proposal to improve Medicare GME through June 24, 2024.
  • The proposal seeks to address physician workforce shortages across the country, strengthen infrastructure for rural hospitals and improve GME transparency, among a host of other issues.
  • Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) are members of the bipartisan working group.
  • AACOM will be providing comments to ensure prioritization of osteopathic training and priorities and encourages individual COMs to do the same. Please contact if you wish to provide feedback to help inform our comments.