HHS extends application deadlines for financial assistance programs

HHS announced that Medicaid, Medicaid managed care, Children’s Health Insurance Program and dental providers as well as certain Medicare providers experiencing financial difficulty stemming from COVID-19 now have until Aug. 28 to apply for funding relief.Earlier application deadlines were extended after potential applicants said they did not have enough time to gather application materials, HHS said in a press release.Recent data from a COVID-19 Primary Care Survey show that nearly 20% of about 450 primary care clinicians in the U.S. reported increased costs of care and payment reductions.Read More

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