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CARES Act Provider Relief Fund: For Providers

Providers can use the portals below to sign an attestation, accept or return the funds, agree to terms and conditions, submit revenue information, and request reimbursement. Read the descriptions below to find the appropriate portal.


Note: To be considered for the Medicaid and CHIP Distribution, providers must submit their gross revenues from patient care for CY 2017, 2018, or 2019 by July 20, 2020. Applications submitted after this deadline will not be considered for funding.

To learn about the application process:


CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Payment Attestation Portal

Providers who have been allocated a payment must use this portal to sign an attestation confirming receipt of the funds and agree to the terms and conditions within 90 days of payment.

Sign Attestation Button


Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal

Providers eligible for additional allocations must provide HHS with information, and these providers must also agree to the program Terms and Conditions. This portal is currently open to Medicaid/CHIP Providers.

Apply For Funding Button


Medicaid/CHIP Provider Relief Fund Payment Forms and Guidance

HHS expects to distribute $15 billion to eligible Medicaid/CHIP programs or Medicaid managed care plans. The payment to each provider will be at least 2 percent of reported gross revenue from patient care; the final amount each provider receives will be determined after the data is submitted, including information about the number of Medicaid patients providers serve. Providers must submit their data by July 20, 2020. Before applying through the Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal applicants should:

Read the Medicaid Provider Distribution Instructions

Download the Medicaid Provider Distribution Application Form

To learn about the application process:


General Distribution Portal

All providers who had automatically received funds prior to 5:00 pm, Friday, April 24th, must provide HHS with an accounting of their annual revenues by submitting tax forms or financial statements. These providers must also agree to the program Terms and Conditions if they wish to keep the funds.

The submission of tax forms / financial statements to the portal will also serve as an application for additional funding. All providers submitting their financial information will be considered for additional funding from the General Distribution.

Submit Financial Data Button


COVID-19 Uninsured Program Portal

Providers who have conducted COVID-19 testing or provided treatment for uninsured COVID-19 individuals on or after February 4, 2020 may use this portal to request claims reimbursement.

Request Reimbursement Button


CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions Description
Relief Fund Payment from $30 Billion General Distribution The recipient automatically received payment from the initial $30 billion general distribution.
Relief Fund Payment $20 Billion General Distribution The recipient has received payment from the additional $20 billion general distribution.
FFCRA Relief Fund Payment Terms and Conditions The recipient plans to submit claims for reimbursement for COVID-19 testing and/or testing related items and services provided to FFCRA (Families First Coronavirus Response Act) Uninsured Individuals.
Uninsured Relief Fund Payment Terms and Conditions The recipient plans to submit claims for reimbursement for care or treatment related to positive diagnoses of COVID-19 provided to individuals who do not have any health care coverage at the time the services were provided.
High Impact Relief Fund Payment Terms and Conditions The recipient has received a payment from the COVID-19 High Impact Area Distribution, part of the targeted allocations.
Rural Provider Relief Fund Payment Terms and Conditions The recipient has received a payment from the Rural Distribution, part of the targeted allocations.
Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Testing Payment Terms and Conditions The recipient has received payment from funds appropriated in the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund for COVID-19 testing and related expenses.
Skilled Nursing Facility Relief Fund Payment Terms and Conditions The recipient has received payment from funds appropriated as part of the targeted allocations.
Indian Health Service Relief Fund Payment Terms and Conditions The recipient has received a payment from the Tribal Distribution, part of the targeted allocations.
Safety Net Provider Relief Fund Payment Terms and Conditions The recipient has received a payment appropriated as part of the safety net targeted distribution.
Medicaid & CHIP Provider Relief Fund Payment Terms and Conditions The recipient has received a payment appropriated as part of the Medicaid and CHIP distribution.

This content is in the process of Section 508 review. If you need immediate assistance accessing this content, please submit a request to digital@hhs.gov. Content will be updated pending the outcome of the Section 508 review.

Content created by Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs (ASPA)
Content last reviewed on June 30, 2020