Nearly $2 billion in Provider Relief Funds being released … Thousands of healthcare workers have not received required booster shot … 20% of Medicare patients use medical marijuana with most saying...
$560 million in additional Provider Relief Funds headed to providers
Feb 25, 2022
The federal government is delivering $560 million in Provider Relief Funds to COVID-impacted healthcare providers starting this week.
PRF reporting requirements would be extended under current proposal
Feb 14, 2022
Skilled nursing facilities that have received payments through the Provider Relief Fund would have until the end of the COVID-19 pandemic to report how they used the emergency aid under a new proposal.
Nursing homes get another shot at Provider Relief Fund portal
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Dec 14, 2021
Nursing homes once again have access to the federal Provider Relief Fund portal for Period 1.
Also in the News for Monday, Nov. 29
Nov 29, 2021
Extended Provider Relief Fund reporting window closes tomorrow, Nov. 30 … Three more states join legal challenge of vaccine mandate for healthcare workers; 14 states now involved … Legislation would...
Providers can apply for both relief funding, rural payments
Sep 28, 2021
Eligible long-term care facilities will be able to apply for both Phase 4 Provider Relief Funds and rural COVID-19 relief payments, according to new details released by the Health Resources and Services...
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.
Clinical briefs for Monday, Aug. 9
Aug 09, 2021
Feds weigh withholding Medicare funding for LTCFs that don’t mandate vaccines … Physicians report 20% increase in burnout, new survey finds … Treatment of tenacious stomach bug that troubles elderly...
Clinical briefs for Thursday, Aug. 5
Aug 05, 2021
Long-term care presents ‘unified coalition’ to prevent raid on Provider Relief Fund … Alzheimer’s patients wait as hospitals, insurers mull whether to offer Aduhelm … San Francisco OKs Pfizer,...
COVID-19 relief funding, oversight, and the strings attached
Jul 29, 2021
Over the past year, long-term care providers have received unprecedented amounts of federal funding as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only do providers want to avoid recoupment of these funds,...