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,...
Also in the News for Friday, July 23
Jul 23, 2021
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...
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...
Watchdog pressures HHS to give timeline on remaining relief funding
Jul 20, 2021
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...
Clinical briefs for Thursday, May 6
May 06, 2021
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’...
What the government gives, the government can take away: Why you should CARES
Nov 15, 2020
“Don’t worry about it. Take the money. We’ll deal with the details later,” said no one ever — especially not the federal government.