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HHS extends Medicaid provider CARES Act funding application deadline — again; House passes HUD spending bill with $4.6 billion bump

The Department of Health and Human Services is extending until Aug. 28 the deadline for eligible state Medicaid providers, including assisted living operators, to apply for monies from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Provider Relief Fund. The announcement came on the same day that the House passed a fiscal year 2021 spending bill for the Department of Housing and Urban Development that represents a $4.6 billion increase over HUD’s FY20 enacted funding level.

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Senior living groups among 49 calling for ‘robust’ federal funding for COVID-19 testing

LeadingAge, AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the American Health Care Association are among 49 organizations urging Congress to prioritize “robust” federal funding for COVID-19 testing in future pandemic relief legislation. “Swift action is needed to ensure that every American, especially essential workers, frontline healthcare physicians and other clinicians and those at…

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