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$30 Million In Funding Announced For Erlanger
WASHINGTON− The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga will be added to the Public Hospital Supplemental Payment Pool (PHSP).
“After months of work, I have been informed that Erlanger will be added to the PHSP and will receive $30 million in funding this year. This support is crucial for Erlanger to continue their great service as a premier public hospital serving the people of Chattanooga and East Tennessee. This decision rights a wrong that had been going on for too many years and I applaud the decision of CMS and the efforts of Senators Corker and Alexander, as well as our entire House delegation, to ensure Erlanger is able to continue their important work throughout our community.”