Federal Provider Relief Fund applicant pool expanded, applications due Nov. 6

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Federal Provider Relief Fund applicant pool expanded, applications due Nov. 6

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) applicant pool for Phase 3 has been expanded to include provider applicants such as residential treatment facilities, chiropractors and eye and vision providers that have not yet received Provider Relief Fund distributions. Phase 3 applications are due Nov. 6, 2020.

The list below includes eligible practices where providers may now apply for Phase 3 funding regardless of whether they accept Medicaid or Medicare.

  • Behavioral Health
  • Allopathic and osteopathic physicians
  • Dental providers
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Chiropractors
  • Nursing service and related providers
  • Hospice providers
  • Respiratory, developmental, rehabilitative and restorative service providers
  • Emergency medical service providers
  • Hospital units
  • Residential treatment facilities
  • Laboratories
  • Ambulatory health care facilities
  • Eye and vision services providers
  • Physician assistants and advanced practice nursing providers
  • Nursing and custodial care facilities
  • Podiatric medicine and surgery service providers

HHS also announced it will update its most recent PRF reporting instructions to broaden use of provider relief funds. The PRF also released an animated video focused on eligibility and the ease of the application process for its current Phase 3 General Distribution.

Visit the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund: For Providers webpage for a description of all eligible Phase 3 General Distribution provider types. Visit the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund webpage for updates and to learn more about the Provider Relief Program.

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