Sep 14, 2021
Health Resources and Services Administration officials Sept. 9 at 3 p.m. ET will conduct a webinar on which they will answer questions on the Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements. On the webinar, which is being conducted exclusively for AHA members, HRSA officials will discuss PRF portal…
Sep 10, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced that it will distribute $25.5 billion in COVID-19 relief funds to health care providers. This includes $17 billion in a “Phase 4” distribution from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF), as well as the $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan (…
Sep 2, 2021
The AHA continues its multi-pronged effort urging the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expeditiously distribute the billions of dollars remaining in the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) to hospitals and health systems, as well as the American Rescue Plan Act funding to reimburse rural…
Aug 30, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has released a fact sheet outlining the various personnel-related costs that can be covered by Provider Relief Fund (PRF) dollars.
Aug 17, 2021
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Jul 29, 2021
The Provider Relief Fund Deadline Extension Act (S. 2493/H.R. 4735) was introduced yesterday in the Senate and House.
Jul 29, 2021
The Senate last night voted 67-32 to move forward on a roughly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package. A bipartisan group of senators and the White House agreed on a deal yesterday afternoon. Legislative language has not been released yet. The Senate could vote on the legislation in the next…
Jul 26, 2021
The AHA tells Senate leaders it strongly opposes “any attempt to take away previously-appropriated funding for hospitals and health systems, physicians, nurses and other health care providers providing heroic care during a global pandemic.”
Jul 22, 2021
AHA urges hospital and health system leaders to contact their senators and representatives and urge them not to use unobligated COVID-19 Provider Relief Funds or extend the 2% mandatory sequestration cut to Medicare to help pay for the infrastructure package currently under consideration.
Jul 16, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration Provider Relief Fund reporting portal remains open for providers to begin reporting to the government that they used federal emergency relief funds for health care-related expenses or lost revenues attributable to COVID-19.