Healthcare

July 1, 2021 Ohio NF Medicaid Rates

The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has finalized the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Medicaid rates for Ohio nursing facilities (NF) effective 7/1/2021 to 12/31/2021 using the provisions in the biennium budget bill, HB 110, including a partial rebasing of peer group prices and additional funding for the quality incentive payments.  The statewide average 7/1/2021 Medicaid […]

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New PRF Single Audit Guidance

PRF Background Our last 2 updates Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Reporting Portal is Now Open and Revised PRF Reporting Requirements including Extended Time to Expend Some Funds provide some important background. In this article, we have an update to Single Audit Requirements based on recent HHS updates to the Provider Relief Funds Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) […]

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Provider Relief Fund Reporting Portal is Now Open

The long-awaited Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Reporting Portal is now open for reporting on the use of PRF funds received. The HW&Co. article, Revised PRF Reporting Requirements including Extended Time to Expend Some Funds, has more details on reporting periods and requirements. The first report is due by September 30, 2021 for providers receiving payments exceeding […]

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Revised PRF Reporting Requirements including Extended Time to Expend Some Funds

Breaking News:   HHS has just provided more guidance on Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting and revised the Reporting Requirements. This new version supersedes all previous versions of the Post-Payment Notice of Reporting Requirements documents. Key updates include: The period of availability of funds is based on the date the payment is received (rather than requiring […]

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Congress asks HHS to extend deadline to expend PRF funds and clarify guidance

As the June 30, 2021 deadline to expend Provider Relief Fund (PRF) draws near, there is still conflicting guidance and no reporting mechanism deadline. In addition, there are still billions of dollars in the PRF yet to be distributed. Hopefully, good news is on the horizon. On May 11, 2021, 79 Members of Congress wrote […]

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