St. Elizabeth, Other Ky. Health Care Providers to Receive More Federal Funds

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Nearly 900 Kentucky health care providers, including St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Northern Kentucky, will receive more than $115 million in pandemic relief funding.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will provide the funding as part of phase four of the Provider Relief Fund, which was established through the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed and signed into law in 2020.

The Office of U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, Kentucky’s senior senator and the Republican Minority Leader, made the announcement. McConnell helped secure a total of $178 billion for the Provider Relief Fund through several bipartisan COVID-19 relief packages he led to Senate passage last year, an announcement said.

In September, the senator also wrote a letter to the Health & Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra advocating for Kentucky’s healthcare…

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