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08/12/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 08/12/2020 22:19

CARES Act Funding for Medicaid Providers- Webinar on 8/13 at 12pm

This is to inform you the federal Health and Human Services Agency is hosting a webinar this Thursday, August 13th at 12PM (PDT) to provide additional information on CARES Act funding (application due August 28th). Please notify your provider community.

If interested in registering for the webinar, please visit the following link: https://webex.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1354695&tp_key=b56041b5d4

For additional information on the Provider Relief Funding, please visit the following link from HHS: https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/cares-act-provider-relief-fund/for-providers/index.html

Overview of CARES Act Provider Relief Fund (PRF):

  • Phase I General Distribution: on April 10th, 2020, HHS distributed $50B to eligible providers who bill Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS). The two rounds of distribution included over 300,000 providers. The application period for Phase 1 ended on June 3rd, 2020.
  • Phase 2 General Distribution: An expected distribution of $15B to providers who take part in Medicaid/CHIP programs, Medicaid managed care plans, or who provide dental care, to include those who were unable to apply for the Phase 1 distribution or who experienced a change in ownership. Please note regional centers and providers of regional center services are Medicaid providers and are encouraged to apply.