Sen. Moran Announces $400 Million to Kansas Hospitals Impacted by COVID-19
Joe Denoyer - May 1, 2020 5:32 pm
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced $400 million to Kansas Hospitals from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) delivered through the Provider Relief Fund established in the Phase III Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
“Hospitals across Kansas are hurting financially due to COVID-19, some because of the number of cases they are treating and others because they are having to cancel non-emergency procedures and surgeries to prevent the spread of COVID-19,” said Sen. Moran. “Our hospital and health care providers are on the frontline of this pandemic, and these grants will help provide them with resources to continue fighting COVID-19 and keep their doors open to help patients when this crisis has passed.”
The first grant is for $18 million that will be distributed to a high-impact hospital in Kansas that has treated a large number of COVID-19 cases. The additional $382 million will be distributed among 201 rural health care providers that are impacted by COVID-19.