Ohio hospitals granted millions in COVID-19 funding to help vulnerable patients

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The selected hospitals will get the money through direct deposit

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(WKBN) – Twenty-eight hospitals in Ohio will each receive at least $5 million from federal grants.

The money will go to hospitals that serve a high number of Medicaid patients or patients without health insurance.

The selected hospitals will get the money through direct deposit.

The highest amount granted can be up to $50 million.

The grants come from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and total just over $400 million.

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