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Today in Washington – May 7, 2020: COVID-19 Updates

Posted on May 7, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Thursday, May 7 Recap

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HHS Extends Deadline for Attestation, Acceptance of Terms and Conditions for Provider Relief Funds

  • HHS has extended the deadline for health care providers to attest to receipt of payments from the Provider Relief Fund and accept the Terms and Conditions. Providers will now have 45 days, increased from 30 days, from the date they receive a payment to attest and accept the Terms and Conditions or return the funds.

HHS Awards Funds to Expand COVID-19 Testing

  • The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded nearly $583 million to 1,385 HRSA-funded health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and eight U.S. territories to expand COVID-19 testing.

From the FDA

Congressional Outlook

  • House Democratic leaders said today they still plan to release their proposal for the next stimulus bill before the end of this week and hold a vote on it next week. On a call with members of her caucus today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the measure will contain three major parts: relief for state and local governments; funds for testing and other needs for reopening the country; and “putting money in the pockets of the American people.”

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