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Hospitals may soon be at risk of losing a critical funding stream — Medicare funding — if they don't comply with new COVID-19 data reporting requirements. John Lamparski/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Plans Crackdown On Hospitals Failing To Report COVID-19 Data

Draft documents obtained by NPR show that the federal government is preparing to enforce new data reporting requirements, threatening to withhold vital Medicare funding from noncompliant hospitals.

Hospitals may soon be at risk of losing a critical funding stream — Medicare funding — if they don't comply with new COVID-19 data reporting requirements. John Lamparski/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Plans Crackdown On Hospitals Failing To Report COVID-19 Data

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How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons): Poetry, by Barbara Kingsolver Harper hide caption

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Barbara Kingsolver's Passion For Poetry Prevails In 'How To Fly'

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Gretchen Goldman shared this behind-the-scenes photo on Twitter of what it's like to work from home and parent during the pandemic. Gretchen Goldman hide caption

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When A Tornado Hits A Toy Store: Photo Shows Reality Of Working From Home With Kids

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Tanisha Long founded an unofficial Black Lives Matters chapter in Pittsburgh. She is actively campaigning for Joe Biden to win Pennsylvania, a key swing state in the election. Nate Smallwood for NPR hide caption

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Outside The Focus Of Major Parties, Black Pittsburghers Vow To Get Out The Vote

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Kentucky Democratic State Sen. Charles Booker advocates for the passage of Kentucky HB-12 on the floor of the House of Representatives in the State Capitol, Frankfort, Ky., on Feb. 19, 2020. Bryan Woolston/AP hide caption

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'Justice Failed Us,' Ky. State Rep. Booker Says Of Breonna Taylor Decision

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