Inside CMS - 06/25/2020

Many Safety Net Hospitals Left Out Of Latest Provider Relief Distribution

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / June 19, 2020 at 1:51 PM
Safety net hospital organizations said many of their members will not receive HHS' latest $10 billion in provider relief meant specifically for them. The latest COVID-19 relief was meant to address lawmakers and stakeholders concerns that safety net hospitals and Medicaid providers were largely excluded from the so-called general distribution of $50 billion in CARES Act and other COVID-19 response funds. But stakeholders are confused and frustrated after reviewing initial estimates on who is eligible for the latest distribution. “I...

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