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Ducey announces $55M in advanced payments for Arizona hospitals

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By Michael Lucie | KTAR   

Gov. Doug Ducey has announced more than $55 million to help Arizona’s hospitals endure the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

Related: Federal grant awards Arizona health centers over $24M in virus aid

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System is set to work with its provider partners to make more than $50 million available to hospitals in the form of accelerated payments and advances, according to a press release issued Wednesday.

An additional $5 million will also be allocated to Arizona’s critical access hospitals to alleviate coronavirus-related costs.

A critical access hospital is a rural acute health care facility located more than 35 miles from another hospital.

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