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What Healthcare Finance Leaders Need to Know About the $1.9T Stimulus Package, HealthLeaders

March 22, 2021

Morgan Lewis partner Susan Feigin Harris spoke with HealthLeaders about the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) which provides $1.9 trillion in relief funding to address the COVID-19 pandemic and support the US economy. The package also includes provisions specifically affecting healthcare providers. According to Susan, the ARPA “differs from the previous relief bills by focusing on virus containment efforts rather than simply providing additional financial support through the Provider Relief Fund.” Susan told HealthLeaders that her advice for provider executives would be to explore opportunities supported in the package, including additional funding for telehealth services, vaccines, and therapeutics.

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