Hospitals Denied Relief Spending Deadline Extension

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / June 30, 2021 at 6:39 PM
HHS rejected a last-ditch effort by hospitals to get Wednesday’s spending deadline delayed for some provider relief recipients, an agency official told Inside Health Policy late Wednesday (June 30). The American Hospital Association had asked HHS in a letter Tuesday (June 29) -- the day before the first provider relief spending deadline -- to give certain providers more time to spend their relief so they can pay increased staffing costs that, in some cases, are up to $110 an...

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