Manchin and Capito announce $239,000 for ten West Virginia healthcare providers
Washington, (DC) – United States Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the United States Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $239,937.84 from the United States Department of the Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support ten West Virginia health care providers. This Provider Relief Fund (PRF) funding has been included in the CARES Act and other bipartisan COVID-19 pandemic relief programs.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for hospitals and healthcare workers in West Virginia to prepare for any emergency that tests our state. Our health care providers have gone above and beyond to care for fellow West Virginians throughout the pandemic, and I am thrilled that our health care providers are receiving support through the relief for providers to continue their essential work,” said Senator Manchin. “As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue to advocate for funding to support our healthcare professionals as they care for our fellow West Virginians across Mountain State. “
“From our hospitals to our local health centers and family clinics, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted operations and health services across our state. Our medical professionals bravely rose to the challenge, and we cannot thank them enough for their swift action on behalf of their fellow West Virginians. It’s great to see this bipartisan support flowing to our communities,” said Senator Capito.
Senator Manchin’s recent efforts to secure funding for rural health care providers:
On March 8, 2022, Senators Manchin and Capito announced $1.4 million from HRSA to support 13 West Virginia healthcare providers.
On January 27, 2022, Senators Manchin and Capito announced $12.2 million from HRSA to support 32 West Virginia healthcare providers.
On December 15, 2021, Senator Manchin announced $59.4 million from HRSA to support 391 West Virginia healthcare providers.
On November 23, 2021, Senator Manchin announced $123.9 million from the U.S. bailout to support 440 rural health care providers in West Virginia.
On Oct. 20, 2021, Senator Manchin led his bipartisan colleagues in urging HHS to follow Congressional intent regarding the U.S. bailout provisions by approving funding requests from the $8.5 billion earmarked for providers. rural health care as defined in the law.
On September 13, 2021, Senator Manchin announced that West Virginia healthcare providers may soon apply for $25.5 billion in new funding from the Provider Relief Fund, and an additional $8.5 billion specifically for the rural providers that Senator Manchin fought to include in the US bailout.
On August 26, 2021, Senator Manchin led 42 bipartisan senators in urging HHS to distribute remaining funds into the Provider Relief Fund and other health care relief programs.
Individual awards listed below:
$61,654.83 – Kennedy and Kennedy
$58,260.10 – Kevin Cox
$37,626.27 – Harold Lee Goforth Jr.
$33,441.54 – Abel Family Eye Care
$14,202.45 – Sherry L. Knotts
$12,504.45 – Bruceton Wellness Center
$8,932.47 – Alan Rada, Charleston Vision Source
$8,901.17 – Nikola Bicak
$3,331.65 – Brandon T. Mitchell
$1,082.91 – J&B Pharmacy
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