CARES Act Provider Relief Fund (PRF)

Jun 23, 2022
All of America’s hospitals and health systems, regardless of size, location and ownership type have provided essential care to their patients and communities during this historic COVID-19 pandemic, all while facing tremendous financial challenges and pressures.
May 26, 2022
Health care providers who received approval to submit a late report for Period 2 must do so by June 14.
May 26, 2022
AHA urges Congress to provide support as hospitals contend with an exhausted workforce, backlogs of care deferred by the pandemic, cracks in the supply chain and a tsunami of financial challenges.
May 17, 2022
A recent op-ed in the online publication STAT (Turn off the spigot for hospitals’ COVID-19 relief funding) contains blatant factual inaccuracies but also omits critical information about hospital and health systems’ finances and input costs.
May 13, 2022
The original deadline to request an exception for reporting period 2 was May 13.
Apr 22, 2022
As Congress returns to Washington, D.C. next week, discussions will resume on a potential COVID-19 relief package, giving us an opportunity for our priorities to be included in this or other legislation before the Memorial Day recess. Other sectors, such as restaurants, gyms and hospitality…
Apr 14, 2022
HRSA began releasing Phase 4 payments from the Provider Relief Fund last December.
Apr 8, 2022
For more than two full years – day in and day out – hospitals and health systems and their front-line caregivers have cared for patients, comforted families and protected communities during this unprecedented public health crisis. 
Apr 7, 2022
Health care providers who missed the deadline to report on period 1 Provider Relief Funds due to certain extenuating circumstances may request April 11-22 to submit a late report.
Mar 28, 2022
Health care providers who received Provider Relief Fund payments exceeding $10,000 total between July 1 and Dec. 31, 2020, must report to the Health Resources and Services Administration by March 31 on how they used those funds.