HHS Gives $4.9B To Nursing Homes As Many Call For Testing Help

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / May 22, 2020 at 5:38 PM
HHS on Friday (May 22) announced it would be distributing $4.9 billion from the provider relief fund to skilled nursing facilities as nursing homes continue to call for more funding to test residents. The funds distributed Friday are half of what the nursing home lobby has been requesting from Congress. “The Trump Administration is providing every resource we can, from funding and direct PPE shipments to regulatory flexibility and infection control consultations, to protect seniors in nursing homes and those...

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