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Mandatory Information Forum for the Narcotic Treatment Program

Important Announcement Regarding the Narcotic Treatment Program:  The Division of Healthcare Facility Regulation will hold a Mandatory Information Forum on Thursday, November 5, 2020 from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m., via WebEx audio, to provide information on the upcoming enrollment period which begins December 1, 2020.  Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 26-5-46(b), all applicants must send at least one representative to participate in the mandatory forum.

Note: No one, including staff, will be on-site at DCH.

Click HERE to register for the event.

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Gov. Kemp, CMS Administrator Verma Announce Approval of Georgia Healthcare Reform Package

Governor Brian P. Kemp today joined Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to announce federal approval of Georgia's healthcare reform package.

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Provider Relief Fund

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is announcing $20 billion in new funding for providers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. The application period for Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, CHIP, and dental providers to apply for payments from the additional $20 billion to the Provider Relief Fund begins Monday, October 5, 2020 and runs through November 6, 2020. Funds received from the Provider Relief Fund do not need to be repaid to the US Government assuming providers comply with the terms and conditions. The terms and conditions may be reviewed by selecting the following link: Phase 3 General Distribution Relief Fund Terms and Conditions - PDF

Please see the links below for helpful guidance:

https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/cares-act-provider-relief-fund/general-information/index.html

https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2020/10/1/trump-administration-announces-20-billion-in-new-phase-3-provider-relief-funding.html