HHS Announces Expanded Distribution of Funds to Rural Hospitals and Hospitals Serving High Numbers of Medicaid and Uninsured Patients

The Department of Health and Human Services today announced that it will distribute over $4 billion in additional funds from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to rural hospitals and hospitals that serve a high number of Medicaid patients and provide large amounts of uncompensated care.

Related Resources

Special Bulletin
The White House Aug. 3 issued an executive order on “improving rural health and telehealth access.” The order includes directives to: launch a new payment…
Case Studies
Public
On June 10, Clarke County Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Osceola, Iowa, was awarded by the Federal Communications Commission, $170,072 as part…
Letter/Comment
July 20, 2020 The Honorable Seema Verma Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hubert H. Humphrey Building 200 Independence Avenue, S.W.,…
Letter/Comment
Public
AHA voices support for the Critical Access Hospital Expansion Act (H.R. 6693), legislation that would reopen the “necessary provider” designation to…
Special Bulletin
Public
Download the Special Bulletin: CMS Releases Proposed Rule on Medicaid Drug Value-based Purchasing Arrangements   The Centers for Medicare &…
Special Bulletin
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced that it will distribute $10 billion from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund…