Coronavirus update for Wednesday, May 6 as of 3:00 p.m.

NASH Advocacy

  • NASH wrote to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator CMS Seema Verma to ask them to include in the next round of funding from the CARES Act provider relief fund grants to hospitals in places that have become COVID-19 hotspots since April 10 (the cut-off date for identifying recipient hospitals for the first round of hotspot funding); to target grant funds to private safety-net hospitals and others that serve especially high proportions of Medicaid and government-insured patients; and to establish a mechanism to enable hospitals that may have been overlooked in previous distribution methodologies to apply for additional grant money. See NASH’s letter here.

Department of Health and Human Services/Health Resources and Services Administration

Department of Health and Human Services/Office of Civil Rights

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food and Drug Administration

Department of Labor

Federal Funding Opportunities for Hospitals

  • NASH has prepared a document that collects and presents in one place the various new federal funding opportunities for hospitals resulting from legislation addressing the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Find that document here.

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