Provider Relief Fund
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has granted a third extension of the application period for Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, CHIP, and dental providers to apply for payments from the Provider Relief Fund. The new deadline to apply is Sunday, September 13, 2020.
Information regarding the extension may be reviewed by clicking the following link: https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/cares-act-provider-relief-fund/for-providers/index.html
Instructions on how to complete the application can be accessed by clicking the links below.
Medicaid and CHIP Provider Distribution Instructions and the Medicaid and CHIP Provider Distribution Application Form are available at hhs.gov/providerrelief. The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) recommends downloading and reviewing these documents to help you complete the process through the Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.
The payment to each provider will be approximately 2% of reported gross revenues for patient care. Payments do not need to be repaid to the US government assuming providers comply with the terms and conditions.
The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) released a Fact Sheet for Medicaid and CHIP Providers that is now available on the Provider Relief Fund website.
A recording of the June 25 webcast is now available at https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/cares-act-provider-relief-fund/for-providers/index.html.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
In order to better address your most important concerns, HRSA has updated their FAQs to address common questions, including those submitted during the previous webcasts. The FAQs include expanded information on eligibility, application, payment process, and more.
For additional information, please call the Provider Support Line at (866) 569-3522; for TTY, dial 711. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday. Service staff members are available to provide real-time technical assistance, as well as service and payment support.