Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $165 million to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in rural communities. This funding will support 1,779 small rural hospitals and provide additional funding to 14 HRSA-funded Telehealth Resource Centers to provide technical assistance on Telehealth to help rural and underserved areas combat COVID-19.
New vaccines for COVID-19 (coronavirus) are in the works right now. Here are a few of the most promising ones according to experts.
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The FCC released a new funding opportunity available specifically for Telehealth Program funding.
This Telehealth funding is part of the CARES Act and provides $200 million to help health care providers deliver connected care services to patients in their homes or mobile locations in response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The COVID-19 Telehealth Program provides support to fund telecommunications and information services & devices needed to provide critical connected care services. This support is made available to help health centers continue to deliver the highest level of care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please let anyone on our team know if we can help with applying or understanding the application process.
Summary of Key CHC Provisions Included in Stimulus #3
NACHC has created a summary of major health center priorities and other provisions of interest to Community Health Centers in the third stimulus bill. Read the summary.
Telehealth has become increasingly popular as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread. Allowing for safety of staff in the treatment of patients, and adhering to social distancing suggestions, many states are increasing their telehealth & telemedicine usage rapidly.
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Access our free Telehealth White Paper on the main page of our website, HERE.
“Our investment in Socially Determined will help advance our mission to improve healthcare quality and increase access to care for our members,” Ricardo Johnson, vice president of Healthworx, stated, “the company’s focus on measuring the impact of social determinants of health will play a significant role in transforming our healthcare landscape.” Read more HERE