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REP. REED SECURES $20 MILLION IN HHS RELIEF FUND PAYMENTS FOR REGIONAL HOSPITALS

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Washington, June 15, 2020 | comments

Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced three area hospitals on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 will receive millions in critical federal aid from Health and Human Services’ Provider Relief Fund. The funds, which target safety-net hospitals which treat patients regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay, were allocated in the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. Throughout the pandemic, Reed’s office has worked closely with the medical community to ensure their needs are met. 

These payments with total over $20 million in relief. The funding distribution is outline below:

  • UPMC Chautauqua: $10,076,498
  • Brooks-TLC Hospital System: $5,000,000
  • Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital: $5,000,000

“We care about supporting our hospitals and health providers because their work has never been more essential to the health and safety of our communities,” said Tom. “We will continue to work with local providers and HHS to ensure much-needed relief flows to our region and access to critical health care services is maintained.”

For more information on the HHS Provider Relief Fund and the agency’s efforts to distribute aid, click here.

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