Tag: health care enhancement act
The state of Florida’s testing plan was due to HHS 30 days after the enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The bill was signed into law on April 24.
Several Democrats in the Florida congressional delegation wrote to Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday to raise “grave concerns” with his plan to reopen Florida and urged him to prioritize the health and safety of the state’s residents. The members also pressed the governor for answers to key questions surrounding testing, contact tracing and social distancing guidance plans.
U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., called on Mnuchin to make sure the PPP funds, which were supposed to be used to support small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, are not used to help large revenue corporations.
Due to a technical drafting error, the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act did not create separate authorization levels for the 7(a) program and the Paycheck Protection Program.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sec. Alex Azar requesting information on the agency’s plan to oversee and administer coronavirus-related funding for health care providers and ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely, while also giving providers the resources they need to keep Americans healthy.