Friday, May 1 Recap
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HHS Begins Distribution of Payments to High COVID-19 Admissions Hospitals and Rural Providers
- HHS announced it is processing payments today to hospitals with large numbers of COVID-19 inpatient admissions through April 10, 2020 and to rural providers from the Provider Relief Fund.
HRSA Issues COVID-19 Uninsured Program Portal Resources
- The Health Resources and Services Administration (“HRSA”) issued new resources on the Uninsured Program Portal’s website.
- Resources include:
From the FDA
- The FDA issued an emergency use authorization for the investigational antiviral drug remdesivir for the treatment of suspected or laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 in adults and children hospitalized with severe disease.
CDC Creates COVID-19 Tools for Hospital Information
- The CDC launched a COVID-19 Module, the National Healthcare Safety Network, which is a data dashboard of information collected such as inpatient and intensive care unit bed occupation of participating hospitals.
- The Senate will resume its session on Monday and the House remains in recess until an unknown date. There are no coronavirus-related bills to be voted on next week.
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