| Covid-19 | Jun 5, 2020

HHS Provides an Additional $250 M to Help U.S. Health Care Systems Respond to COVID-19

HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) announced $250 M in Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) awards to aid health care systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic as authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. HPP funds support hospitals and other health care entities to train workforces, expand telemedicine and the use of virtual healthcare, procure supplies and equipment, and coordinate effectively across regional, state and jurisdictional, and local health care facilities to respond to COVID-19.