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.

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