May 28, 2021
Updates on COVID-19 Regulations
AHPA continues to follow new COVID-19 regulations, guidance and other government actions. The updates below are the latest guidance and other developments since May 17, 2021 to help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. For earlier COVID-19 regulations and guidance, visit the previous Policy Briefs.
CDC Updates Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals
According to the CDC, fully vaccinated people can now resume activities without wearing a mask or staying six feet apart, except where required by federal, state or local law.
HHS to Reimburse Health Care Providers for COVID-19 Treatment of the Uninsured
HHS announced that it is dedicating $4.8 billion from the American Rescue Plan to support the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) COVID-19 Uninsured Program. The funding will be allocated to health care providers for testing, treating and administering COVID-19 vaccines to uninsured individuals.