Legislative News on Provider Relief Funds and Advocacy for Senate Bill 1239

"##COVID-19


LeadingAge PA, in the September 18, 2020 COVID-19 Member Weekly Update, requests advocacy by calling your state senator and urging the senator to support reasonable liability limitations for long-term care providers, outlined in SB 1239. Also, request the senator voice support for senate leadership and Chairwoman Baker.


##Provider Relief Funds


**LeadingAge PA has released the following information about Provider Relief Funds. Stay tuned for additional information when LeadingAge PA will request the need for PARCR members to assist in advocating for additional funds.**


Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing homes began receiving Provider Relief Fund payments Aug. 27 that total roughly $2.5 billion. This is the initial payment fro