Coronavirus update for Wednesday, May 13 as of 2:30 p.m.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS has posted an FAQ on price transparency and requirements for providers to make public their cash prices for COVID-19 diagnostic testing.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Food and Drug Administration

  • The FDA has issued emergency use authorization (EUA) for a commercial nurse call system for use by providers for remotely monitoring and communicating with patients on ventilators.


Government Accountability Office

The GAO has published a brief review of the science underlying social distancing.

Federal Funding Opportunities for Hospitals

The National Alliance of Safety-Net Hospitals has prepared a document that collects and presents in one place the various new federal funding opportunities for hospitals resulting from legislation addressing the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Find that document here.