HHS Distributes Additional $250 Million to Health Care Providers
On June 2, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it is distributing an additional $250 million to hospitals and health care providers pursuant to the CARES Act. The funds will support health care entities in training workforces, expanding telemedicine and virtual care, procuring supplies and equipment, and coordinating responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. HHS distributed $100 million to health care providers in April, bringing the total distributions to $350 million. The breakdown of how funds have been distributed can be found here, including a total of roughly $4.5 million to Kentucky providers.