Trump Administration Announces $5B COVID-19 Relief Funds, Future Testing Requirements for Nursing Homes

Source: FierceHealthcare

The Trump administration is allocating an additional $5 billion in COVID-19 relief funds to Medicare-certified long-term care facilities and state veteran nursing homes in hot spots where the virus is has begun spiking again, according to a FierceHealthcare report.

President Donald Trump announced the funding, part of the Provider Relief Fund authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, during an evening briefing Wednesday amid a fierce resurgence of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in several areas around the country.

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