Skilled nursing facilities in Wisconsin to receive total of $78 million from HHS

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)-- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is distributing $78 million to skilled nursing facilities in Wisconsin amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The money will be made in 278 payments to the nursing facilities based on both a fixed basis and variable basis.

Each skilled nursing facility will receive a fixed distribution of $50,000, plus a distribution of $2,500 per bed, HHS says.

All certified facilities with six or more certified beds are eligible for this targeted distribution.

Head to the HHS' website to learn more.