Provider Relief officially ends with clawback of an estimated $10 billion in remaining funds … House bill would make permanent telehealth exceptions launched during pandemic … Archdiocese of New Orleans...
Also in the News for Tuesday, Jan. 17
Jan 17, 2023
Database signals possible COVID vaccination stroke risk in seniors … Skilled nursing beds blew past $100K in fourth quarter of 2022 … Consumer Voice to CMS: Add resident acuity scale to any staffing...
Providers anxious for $30 million in relief six months after it was promised
Dec 16, 2022
On June 23, skilled nursing providers in Rhode Island cheered as the just-passed state budget promised them $30 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds.
Providers warned: Ongoing relief fund audits may bring unprecedented info demands
Nov 21, 2022
Provider Relief Fund audits have started in earnest, with the threat of federal investigators demanding more and different data than most skilled nursing providers have ever been asked to account for.
Also in the News for Friday, April 15
Apr 15, 2022
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...