RURAL RESPONSES TO COVID-19
COVID-19 RURAL DIGEST
The emergence of COVID-19 has caused an almost unprecedented amount of change in the framework surrounding rural care. The CORH team is dedicated to providing regular updates on this evolving situation to healthcare leaders across the country.
As the pandemic unfolds, we foresee sending out updates twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays with new developments.
The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) has released best-practice tips and tools for creating off-site COVID-19 testing hubs. The toolkit addresses questions regarding testing among vulnerable populations, the alignment of OSCTCs with public health entities, community-based organizations, and other health systems to effectively address the testing needs, limitations, and opportunities across the population. The […]
On October 1, 2020, the Trump Administration announced $20 Billion in new Phase 3 provider relief funding after collaborating with the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Phase 3 General Distribution allocation allows providers who have already received Provider Relief Fund payments to apply for additional funding that considers financial losses and […]
SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 UPDATED: PPP Loan Clarification The Small Business Association (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been a source of confusion for many hospitals. This document will serve as a guide to define what the PPP is, discuss the new FTE safe harbor, instructions on applying early for forgiveness, and includes information on current […]
The Small Business Association (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been a source of confusion for many hospitals. This document will serve as a guide to define what the PPP is, discuss the new FTE safe harbor, instructions on applying early for forgiveness, and includes information on current qualified expenditures.
COVID-19 STATS – CDC
As of April 16, 2020
The Center for Optimizing Rural Health is dedicated to providing up to date information to prepare rural hospitals to respond to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Every Wednesday the CORH team will host a panel of experts for Q&A on COVID-19 issues facing rural hospitals. Topics include: telehealth, billing and coding, regulation changes, waiver expansions, licensure regulations and more.
Join us Wednesdays at 9:00 AM CST via Zoom videoconferencing for an interactive update by a panel of experts and participant Q&A.