Nursing Homes Join Push To Extend Provider Relief Spending Deadline

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / June 4, 2021 at 1:49 PM
Nursing homes estimate more than 1,600 skilled nursing facilities could close in 2021 and disrupt residents’ care if HHS doesn’t distribute the remaining provider relief and extend its deadline to spend the relief from June 30 to Dec. 30, 2022. HHS has been facing growing pressure from lawmakers, providers and hospitals to extend the provider relief spending deadline beyond June 30. So far hospitals and almost 80 lawmakers, including House Energy & Commerce Committee Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) , have...

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