Healthcare

Provider Relief Fund Reporting Delayed and Reporting Requirements Updated

Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) issued a news release announcing a delay to the February 15, 2021 reporting deadline for the Provider Relief Fund Program (PRF) due to the recent passage of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.  Beginning today, […]

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Deadline to expend Ohio CRF Extended and Other Stimulus Bill News

Some good news as we approach the end of 2020.  President Trump signed the $900 billion pandemic relief bill into law on December 27, 2020.   Following is a summary of the healthcare provisions affecting our clients. Deadline to expend Ohio CRF Extended The stimulus bill gives providers an additional year to expend Ohio Coronavirus Funds […]

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HHS Begins Payment of over $24 Billion in Phase 3 Provider Relief Funds

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has completed review of Phase 3 applications from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) program and has begun to distribute $24.5 billion to over 70,000 providers, which is up from the $20 billion originally planned.   The addition of another $4.5 billion in funding is being used so that each applicant receives […]

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BWC Providing Up to $15,000 in Air Quality Assistance

The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) is offering $28 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding as reimbursement for eligible applicants to help improve air quality and cover the costs of inspections, maintenance, and improvements to indoor HVAC systems. The program is designed to assist in controlling the spread […]

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HHS Updates Provider Relief Reporting Guidance for Lost Revenues

On October 22, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a policy memo revising its guidance for reporting on Provider Relief Funds received by healthcare providers over the previous six months.  In response to concerns voiced by various provider associations and members of Congress, HHS updated its guidance on lost revenues attributable […]

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