Expenses for capital facilities may be fully expensed only in cases where the purchase was directly related to preventing, preparing for and responding to the coronavirus.
Examples of these types of facilities projects include:
• Upgrading a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system to support negative pressure units • Retrofitting a COVID-19 unit
• Enhancing or reconfiguring ICU capabilities
• Leasing or purchasing a temporary structure to screen and/or treat patients
• Leasing a permanent facility to increase hospital or nursing home capacity