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HHS Extends Provider Relief Fund Application Deadline for Some Providers

The federal Department of Health and Human Services has extended the deadline to apply for Phase 2 General Distribution Funding through the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund, to Sept. 13. HHS had previously set Aug. 28 as the deadline. Eligible providers include those who serve Medicaid and/or CHIP beneficiaries, including those who also treat some Medicare beneficiaries and had not applied for earlier supplemental funding. For more information, click here. Separately, HHS has delayed release of Provider Relief Fund reporting instructions, originally scheduled for Aug. 17.