HHS Releases Rural Provider Relief, But Fight Continues Over Remainder

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / November 23, 2021 at 6:19 PM
More than 40,000 providers across the country who serve rural residents will receive $7.5 billion in COVID-19 relief, HHS announced Tuesday (Nov. 23), and while phase 4 provider relief will go out next month, provider organizations and lawmakers are backing a bill that would require HHS to distribute all additional provider relief funds by March 31. While Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) cheered the distribution on Tuesday, a month earlier, she and her colleagues were concerned the administration might use a...

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