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Provider Relief Funds

Also in the News for Friday, July 23

Senate infrastructure deal closer after Medicare agreement, but provider organization worries remaining Provider Relief Funds could get lost in the tussle … A new reason to avoid ER trips: Study links ambulance rides with superbug colonization … Another drugmaker may seek expedited approval process for its Alzheimer’s drug.

Watchdog pressures HHS to give timeline on remaining relief funding

The federal government’s top watchdog is calling for better communication about the distribution of coronavirus relief funds, criticizing the Department of Health and Human Services for not having a clear timeline for remaining spending. The Government Accountability Office called for improvements in its seventh, wide-ranging evaluation of the nation’s COVID-19 response, released Monday. Skilled nursing…

Clinical briefs for Thursday, May 6

Long-term care pharmacies call for inclusion in Provider Relief Fund … Clinically vulnerable elders at greater risk of deterioration during pandemic: study … Op-ed: FDA’s ‘abundance of caution’ should extend to supplements … Screen for depression before hip surgery to predict delirium risk: Johns Hopkins … Anemia drug may up hip fracture risk in dialysis patients … FDA fast-tracks Alzheimer’s gene therapy study … COVID vaccinations, reduced doc visits put damper on Pfizer’s pneumonia shots

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