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Coronavirus Funding Package Provides Hospitals "Essential Assistance"

March 04, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Financing, Legislation, Statement

WASHINGTON – FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following statement in response to the recently released coronavirus funding package:

“The Federation deeply appreciates the Congress’ swift and timely action on funding the nation’s effort to combat coronavirus. This bill will provide essential assistance to caregivers and communities on the front lines of this battle.

"Hospitals are often the first line of defense in local communities across the country. Our patients depend on us and this funding will help us with ‘job one,’ providing critical health care to our patients and assisting in keeping Americans healthy and safe."