Coronavirus News

Skilled Nursing Facilities Receive $4.9 Billion Distribution to Combat COVID-19

On May 22, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it has begun distributing additional relief funds to skilled nursing facilities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Each facility with six or more certified beds will receive a fixed distribution of $50,000, plus a variable distribution of $2,500 per bed. Facilities must attest that they will only use these distributions for permissible purposes set forth in the Terms and Conditions accompanying the funds.