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
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)
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.