The HHS awarded nearly $1 billion in American Rescue Plan funding to nearly 1,300 HRSA Health Center Program-funded health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories to support major health care construction and renovation projects.Read More
As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biden-Harris Administration is providing $121 million to support the work of trusted community-based efforts to increase vaccinations in underserved communities.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, announced the availability of an estimated $103 million in American Rescue Plan funding over a three-year period to reduce burnout and promote mental health among the health workforce.
Latest announcements made from companies and organizations on hiring and appointments include eHealth Technologies, CathWorks, Availity, Equality Health, Central Logic, Caravan Health, Babylon, MobileSmith Health, AMA, CRISP, HRSA, AZ Health Current, HL7 International, CTIS, Inc., Point-of-Care Partners, & DeliverHealth Solutions.
HRSA announced the availability of up to $50 million for HRSA-funded health centers to further efforts to advance virtual care. This competitive, one-time funding opportunity will support health centers in optimizing the use of virtual care to increase access and improve clinical quality for medically underserved communities and vulnerable populations.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, announced the availability of $14.2 million from the American Rescue Plan to expand pediatric mental health care access by integrating telehealth services into pediatric primary care.
HHS and its agencies share their annual reports and 2020 year in reviews. Like everything in healthcare in 2020, COVID took center stage, but agencies did continue their missions and initiatives.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, awarded over $35 million to more than 50 rural organizations across 33 states as part of a sustained federal effort to increase access to high quality care in rural communities.
HHS, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, announced $3B in funding to hospitals serving vulnerable populations on thin margins and $1B to specialty rural hospitals, certain Medicare designated urban hospitals, and hospitals in small metropolitan areas.