Medical Economics February 25, 2022
Nearly $19 billion in total aid has been distributed to providers since November 2021
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making more than $560 million in Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Phase 4 General Distribution payments to more than 4,100 providers across the country this week.
Nearly $11.5 billion in PRF Phase 4 payments has now been distributed to more than 78,000 providers in all 50 states, Washington D.C., and five territories. This is in addition to distribution of American Rescue Plan Rural payments totaling nearly $7.5 billion in funding to more than 44,000 providers since November 2021.
Provider Relief Fund payments have been instrumental in helping health care providers prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus....