The Department of Health and Human Services is distributing $12 billion
allocated for a targeted distribution to hospitals in areas that have
been particularly impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, including
$323,633,599 to hospitals in Pennsylvania. The $175 billion in relief
funding to hospitals and other health care providers on the front lines
of the coronavirus response is provided through the bipartisan CARES Act
and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.
A total of $12 billion is going to 395 hospitals that provided inpatient
care for 100 or more COVID-19 patients through April 10, and will be
used to support health-care-related expenses or lost revenue
attributable to COVID-19 and to ensure uninsured Americans can get
testing and treatment for COVID-19.
The distribution methodology takes into consideration the challenges
faced by facilities serving a significantly disproportionate number of