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July 31, 2020

Hazard Pay Applications Due Today, July 31, 2020

Earlier this month Governor Wolf announced $50 million in grant funding for life-sustaining employers to provide hazard pay to employees who worked in life-sustaining businesses and operations during the pandemic.

July 28, 2020

Protections Against Predatory Lawsuits, Legislation Introduced

Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne), introduced legislation this week to provide protections to health care practitioners and facilities from predatory lawsuits during the COVID-19 response. The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania supported bill, Senate Bill 1239, was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

July 27, 2020

Survey Shows the Impact of COVID-19 on the Health Care Workforce

Mental health issues and burnout in the health care field was a major concern before the pandemic, but COVID-19 has exacerbated the problem. A recent survey placed a spotlight on the impact that COVID-19 continues to have on the health care workforce.

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