Becerra: Provider Relief Deadline Flexibility Is For New Disbursements

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / June 9, 2021 at 7:09 PM
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra told senators Wednesday (June 9) the $24 billion in remaining provider relief will not be subject to the June 30 spending deadline when it’s distributed, but previous relief does have a deadline. While he’s committed to accountability for those funds, Becerra again promised flexibility for relief recipients. A day earlier, Becerra told the House Ways & Means Committee that HHS would provide flexibility on the provider relief spending deadline , but he didn’t distinguish between already...

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