Hospitals to Get More Relief Funds By End of Week, Verma Says

April 15, 2020, 6:40 PM

A second round of coronavirus relief funds for hospitals and health-care providers will go out by the end of this week, CMS Administrator Seema Verma tells reporters in a call.

  • The funds have been contentious because the initial set of $30 billion did not go to areas with the most Covid-19 cases
    • The second round will have a specific portion set aside for those hot spots, says Verma

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