SNFs have advantage with new provider relief funds, one key is filing early
Sep 13, 2021
Skilled nursing facilities should have the advantage against other healthcare providers in getting much needed additional COVID-19 relief funds being made available by the Department of Health and Human...
BREAKING: HHS releases $25.5 billion in additional provider relief funds
Sep 10, 2021
Providers can begin applying for their share of an additional $25.5 billion in COVID-19 relief funds starting Sept. 29, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday morning.
Also in the News for Thursday, Sept. 2
Sep 02, 2021
As public pressure grows to release more funds, HHS reorganizes to include new Provider Relief Fund bureau … Pfizer, Merck dosing patients in oral COVID-19 drug trial … Phillips moves to repair, replace...
Senators to HHS: Release Provider Relief ‘without further delay’
Aug 31, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services must release unobligated money in federal Provider Relief Funds “without further delay” to prevent further financial ruin for struggling healthcare providers,...
HHS lets suspense mount on remaining Provider Relief Funds
Aug 05, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services is remaining quiet on how and when it plans to redistribute the approximate $24 billion of what’s left in the Provider Relief Fund.
Clinical briefs for Tuesday, July 27
Jul 27, 2021
Feds publish long-COVID disability coverage guidelines … Genesis’ targeted COVID-19 vaccine efforts increased uptake among Black, Hispanic employees … Israel may recommend Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster...
Headed for the Provider Relief Fund reporting portal? Consider these tips first.
Jul 20, 2021
Confusion and uncertainty are clouding the landscape as nursing homes across the country begin reporting lost revenues and COVID-19 related expenses that would allow them to keep their share of federal...
Feds giving $103M to relieve healthcare worker burnout
Jul 19, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services is making approximately $103 million available in federal relief funding to address burnout and promote mental health wellness among healthcare workers.
HHS slow rolling long-term care on remaining Provider Relief Funds; industry demands action
Jul 14, 2021
Long-term care stakeholders are growing increasingly frustrated while waiting for the remaining billions of dollars in the Provider Relief Fund to be distributed by the federal government.
HHS leader ‘absolutely supportive’ of permanent telehealth expansions
Jun 29, 2021
Telehealth expansions adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic got a strong vote of approval to be made permanent after the leader of the Health and Human Services Department expressed his “absolute support”...