March 27, 2020

CARES ACT Health Provisions

Kevin Klinkenberg, Rich Meade

Below is a summary of the health provisions contained in the CARES Act.

Supporting America’s Health Care System

To address medical supply shortages a number of actions were taken:

To mitigate emergency drug shortages a number of actions were taken:

To prevent medical device shortages:

Providing access to health care for COVID-19 patients

Health Care Provider Support


Health Care Workforce

Miscellaneous Provisions

Finance Committee Health Provisions

Health and Human Services Extenders

Medicare Provisions

Medicaid Provisions

Human Services and other Health Programs

Public Health Provisions

Miscellaneous Provisions

Over-the-Counter Drugs

Additional Provisions