Coronavirus Update: Thursday, July 2

The following is the latest information from the federal government as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2.

Reminder:  Submit COVID-19 Case Data

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • CMS has posted new FAQs for state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs.  The new FAQs cover a variety of Medicaid and CHIP topics, including:
    • eligibility and enrollment
    • notice and fair hearings
    • optional COVID-testing group FAQs
    • premiums and cost-sharing
    • benefits
    • non-emergency medical transportation
    • information technology
    • financing

Food and Drug Administration

  • The FDA has issued emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for three new commercial diagnostic tests for COVID-19.  Find them here, here, and here.

Centers for Disease Control & 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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