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Legal Update: Document everything

July 7, 2021Kelly T. Custer

Q. What do I need to know about the updated requirements for Provider Relief Funds?  A.Suppliers across the country were pleasantly surprised with the release of updated reporting requirements and deadlines in connection with funds received from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund (PRF).  With the prior July 1 deadlines looming, suppliers had been increasingly concerned with the reporting burdens and the amount of time available to gather final data and complete the submissions and...

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HHS updates guidance on Provider Relief Fund reporting

June 14, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services last week updated guidance on Provider Relief Fund reporting, including that the PRF Reporting Portal will be open for providers to submit information on July 1. Other key updates in the revised “Post-Payment Notice of Reporting Requirements,” according to VGM Government Relations:  The period of availability of funds is based on the date the payment is received. Previous guidance indicated that all payments...

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Legal Update: Remain diligent in tracking relief funds

May 12, 2021Kelly T. Custer

Q. Where are we with the Provider Relief Fund and what should I be doing?  A. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 contains key provisions that appear to be at least partially responsible for the continued delay in a comprehensive Provider Relief Fund reporting program. While the Department of Health and Human Services issued updated reporting requirements, the reporting portal remains open only for registration purposes....

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Registration for Provider Relief Fund reporting begins 

January 19, 2021HME News Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Provider Relief Fund Reporting Portal is open, but right now, providers can only register on the website, according to MiraVista. The Department of Health and Human Services hasn’t specified when reporting features will be available, but providers that received more than $10,000 from the PRF should register now to receive email notifications and updates, the consulting firm says. Because the portal times out after 15 minutes of inactivity, MiraVista recommends...

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HHS releases funds for Medicaid providers

June 10, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Department of Health and Human Services is distributing an additional $15 billion in relief funding from the Provider Relief Fund, this time specifically for health care providers that participate in state Medicaid and CHIP programs, VGM reports.To be eligible, providers must meet two requirements:Not have received payments from the first two rounds of relief funding from the Provider Relief Fund General DistributionsHave directly billed their state Medicaid/CHIP programs or Medicaid...

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HHS releases Provider Relief Fund updates

May 26, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has reminded eligible providers that they have until June 3, 2020, to accept the terms and conditions, and submit their revenue information to support receiving an additional payment from the Provider Relief Fund's $50 billion general distribution. Additionally, a related FAQ includes new or modified guidance, including: How did HHS determine the additional payments under the general distribution (page 7), how can I estimate 2% patient...

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