Coronavirus Update for May 7, 2020

Coronavirus update for Thursday, May 7 as of 2:30 p.m.

Department of Health and Human Services Provider Relief Fund

Department of Health and Human Services

  • HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response’s Technical Resources Assistance Center and Information Exchange will hold a webinar titled “COVID-19:  Healthcare System Operations Strategies and Experiences” next Monday, May 11 at 2:00 p.m. (eastern) to help health systems incorporate experiences and lessons learned from hospitals in New York, Louisiana, and Arizona that have been hit especially hard by COVID-19.  Find information about the webinar here.

Health Resources and Services Administration

  • HRSA has awarded nearly $583 million to 1385 HRSA-funded health centers in all 50 states.  The primary purpose of this funding is to expand COVID-19 testing.  See HRSA’s announcement here and an interactive map showing award recipients here.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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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