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COVID-19

HHS Earmarks $20 Billion for Third General Distribution of Provider Relief Fund

Healthcare providers affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) can now apply for additional funds through the third General Distribution allocation of the Provider Relief Fund, established and funded through two emergency spending bills, namely the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Health Care Enhancement Act.
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ED Visits Save Lives, Money; COVID-19 Still Keeping Some People Away

The rising complexity and cost of emergency care has been a frequent target of policy makers and clinical leaders over the past decade, with some experts worried about the cascading effect of subsequent healthcare spending once the patient leaves the emergency department. However, new research suggests that high quality emergency care not only saves lives but also saves money, especially for Medicare beneficiaries. READ MORE

HHS Distributes $4 Billion More in Relief Payments to Healthcare Providers Impacted by COVID-19

An additional $4 billion in Provider Relief Funds has been earmarked for healthcare providers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), safety net hospitals, providers in rural and certain small metropolitan areas, and dentists may receive funding through this latest tranche of $175 billion in relief funds allocated to hospitals and other healthcare providers through the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. READ MORE

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