Covid Health Provider Relief Fund to be Revamped, HHS Head Says

June 8, 2021, 8:08 PM

The Biden administration will soon release guidance on what health-care providers can do with unspent stimulus funds, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra told lawmakers.

HHS this month will outline how health-care providers can “apply for and make use, good use, of their monies,” Becerra said Tuesday. He declined to say whether the department will extend the June 30 deadline for providers to spend Covid-19 stimulus funds.

Becerra signaled that HHS under the Biden administration will change how the remaining $24 billion in relief money will be distributed compared with the $150 billion already given out over the past ...

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