Modern Healthcare Staff
Tara Bannow covers hospital finance for Modern Healthcare in Chicago. She previously covered all aspects of healthcare for the Bulletin, a daily newspaper in Bend, Ore. Prior to that, she covered higher education for the Iowa City Press-Citizen. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2010 from the University of Minnesota.
Hospital trade groups are warning their clients face a funding cliff once the CMS begins recouping advance Medicare payments under the CARES Act. Hospitals want Congress to extend the repayment timeline or forgive the loans entirely.