Administration Launches New Toolkit to Help States Navigate COVID-19 Health Workforce Challenges
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR) released a new toolkit to help state and local healthcare decision makers maximize workforce flexibilities when confronting 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in their communities.
Paycheck Protection Program to Receive an Additional Influx of Cash
Democrats and Republicans struck a deal with the Administration for “Phase 3.5” of the coronavirus response that will provide additional funding for the depleted Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as well as Emergency Economic Injury Disaster (EIDL) Grants.
How are you feeling since the COVID-19 outbreak? Really…how are you coping in this time of uncertainty? If you are losing sleep, feeling stressed and anxious, and having difficulty concentrating, you are not alone
Caring for and Comforting Our Patients Through Infection Control
Depending on your setting you may already be seeing patients on a reduced or emergency-based schedule. Some are venturing into tele-health practices to handle day-to-day issues focused on patient education, troubleshooting, and perhaps even aural rehabilitation.
Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began distributing the initial $30 billion in COVID-19 relief funding to providers as part of the distribution of the $100 billion fund provided as part of the CARES Act. This initial distribution of funds will go to hospitals and providers currently enrolled in Medicare and take effect immediately