HHS Opens Application Portal for $25.5 Billion in Provider Funding

HHS yesterday opened the Provider Relief Fund Application and Attestation Portal, which providers can use to apply for a new round of $25.5 billion in funding for providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are made up of $8.5 billion from the American Rescue Plan for providers serving rural Medicaid, CHIP, or Medicare patients, and $17 billion for Phase 4 of the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) for providers with lost revenue and other expenses due to the pandemic. The application period runs from Sept. 29 to Oct. 26. The portal is accessible here.

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