June 11, 2020
HHS Announces Additional Distributions from Provider Relief Fund; Launches Enhanced Provider Portal and Updates FAQs
On June 9, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it is moving forward with additional distributions from the Provider Relief Fund. HHS expects to distribute approximately $15 billion to eligible physicians and organizations that participate in state Medicaid and CHIP programs and have not received a payment from the Provider Relief Fund General Allocation.
HHS also launched an enhanced portal for Medicaid and CHIP providers to report their annual patient revenue and necessary information to receive a payment equal to at least 2% of reported gross revenues from patient care.
In addition, HHS has once again updated its FAQ s regarding the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund.