Special Bulletin

May 5, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act created the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to provide organizations with fewer than 500 employees with loans that could be used to maintain their workforce through the economic downturn caused by COVID-19.
May 5, 2020
A new report released today confirms the tremendous financial strain that hospitals and health systems on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19 are under.
May 4, 2020
Summary of a letter to the Health Resources and Services Administration requesting further guidance on the HRSA COVID-19 Uninsured Program.
May 4, 2020
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today issued additional guidance clarifying certain provisions implementing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), including whether public hospitals are eligible for a PPP loan.
May 1, 2020
The AHA and American Nurses Association today urged Congress to "act quickly to get needed resources into the health care system," so that hospitals, nurses and physicians responding to COVID-19 are able to continue to provide treatments, front-line health care personnel are able to provide care…
May 1, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced that it will distribute an additional $22 billion in funds from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund the week of May 4:
May 1, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released a number of new waivers related to COVID-19.
May 1, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) this week hosted webinars for health care providers on the agency’s COVID-19 Uninsured Program Portal. During the webinars, representatives from HRSA and United Health Group, the portal administrator, reviewed the process for submitting claims…
Apr 29, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) today, April 29, and tomorrow, April 30, will host webinars for health care providers on the agency’s COVID-19 Uninsured Program Portal. Health care providers are eligible for reimbursement from the federal government for COVID-19 testing,…