Still No HHS Plan For Provider Relief After Senators Leave It Untouched

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / August 3, 2021 at 6:18 PM
All attention is on HHS’ next steps after providers, nursing homes and hospitals successfully convinced senators not to repurpose unobligated provider relief to pay for the bipartisan infrastructure bill. The department has yet to announce how it intends to roll out the remaining COVID-19 relief despite pressure from stakeholders and the Government Accountability Office to act. How much provider relief is left to allocate is also the subject of debate. “HHS is committed to distributing these funds to providers as...

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