Resource Center

Your Cap Flexibility Resource Center

Learn more about cap flexibility by downloading and reading our white paper and other materials.

Cap Flexibility White Paper

Cap Flexibility: The Case for a Strategic and Targeted Policy to Provide New Teaching Hospitals in Under-served Areas of Need with Additional Time to Establish Medicare Funded GME Caps

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Don't have enough time to read the whole white paper?  Download the brochure, an executive summary providing all the information you need to know.

Support The Cap Flex Act

Register your organization's support for the Cap Flex Act by signing an endorsement letter and emailing it to

The Cap Flex Act 

The Physician Shortage Cap Flex Act of 2020 introduced by Representatives 

Dr. Raul Ruiz (CA-36-D), Dr. Larry Bucshon (IN-08-R), Dr. Brad Wenstrup (OH-08-R), and Terri Sewell (AL-07-D) and Senators Dr. John Barrasso (WY-R) and Catherine Cortez-Masto (NV-D)

Legal Memorandum CMS Authority

Learn how CMS has ample statutory authority to implement cap-flexibility policy.

The Cap Flex Act Section-by-Section

Section-by-Section Summary of

The Cap Flex Act

FFY 2020 Appropriations Cap Flexibility Language

In the final FY 2020 Appropriations bill, Congress has resoundingly indicated its support for Cap Flexibility and strongly encouraged the CMS to use its authority to establish Medicare funded GME  slots for teaching hospitals to address our nation’s looming physician shortages.