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May 20, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration, part of the Department of Health and Human Services, provided $225 million to rural health clinics for COVID-19 testing.
May 20, 2020
The AHA is encouraged by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s proposal to use its authority under the Defense Production Act to establish a voluntary agreement of key private sector stakeholders to coordinate COVID-19 response and information sharing, the association told the agency.
May 19, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released early stakeholder insights from its Accountable Health Communities Model.
May 19, 2020
Hospitals can submit their stories of kindness in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic by May 31 to be featured in Reader's Digest's Nicest Places in America 2020.
May 19, 2020
The AFL-CIO asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to order the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue within 30 days an emergency temporary standard to protect U.S. workers from COVID-19 under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
May 19, 2020
In response to the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on nursing homes, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recommended criteria for state and local officials who are considering how to mitigate risks.
May 19, 2020
The Small Business Administration released the application that borrowers must submit to the lender servicing their Paycheck Protection Program loan to request forgiveness for some or all of the loan.
May 19, 2020
The CDC awarded $10.25 billion from the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act to states, territories and local jurisdictions, and $750 million to tribal health programs to expand COVID-19 testing capacity and related activities.
May 19, 2020
HHS announced a $354 million agreement with a private partnership to make more active pharmaceutical ingredients and generic drugs in the United States to treat patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and prevent shortages of essential medicines.
May 19, 2020
The AHA, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, and AdvaMed released clinically based guidance to support the safe reentry of medical device representatives into hospitals and other surgical facilities as they resume elective surgeries paused during the COVID-19 pandemic.