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COVID-19 | 5 Things About the Provider Relief Fund

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund

The Provider Relief Funds supports American families, workers, and the heroic healthcare providers in the battle against the COVID-19 outbreak. HHS is distributing $175 billion to hospitals and healthcare providers on the front lines of the coronavirus response.

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For Providers

Sign an attestation, accept or refuse funds, agree to terms and conditions, submit revenue information, and request reimbursement.

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About the Provider Relief Fund

Learn about how HHS is allocating the funds to reach those on the front lines and protecting patients' access to health care.

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Explore the full list of providers who have received funding for the coronavirus (COVID-19) response.

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Reporting Requirements and Auditing

Learn about reporting requirements for recipients of Provider Relief Fund payments. Recipients are also subject to auditing.

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Find answers to questions about the attestation process, eligibility, reporting requirements, and more.

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For Patients

Read about billing and cost-sharing information for patients with or without insurance seeking COVID-19 testing and/or treatments.

In accordance with the Office of Management and Budget's Memorandum M-20-21, all financial information that agencies are required to report concerning their disposition of CARES Act and other supplemental COVID-19 appropriated funds is publicly available on USAspending.gov. View the COVID-19 Spending profile page.

Recent News

Trump Administration to Begin Distributing $1.4 Billion in Relief Funds to Certain Children's Hospitals (August 14, 2020)

HHS Provider Relief Fund Phase 2 General Distribution Now Accepting Additional Applicants (August 10, 2020)

HHS Announces Allocations of CARES Act Provider Relief Fund for Nursing Homes (August 7, 2020)

HHS Extends Application Deadline for Medicaid Providers and Plans to Reopen Portal to Certain Medicare Providers (July 31, 2020)

HHS To Begin Distributing $10 Billion in Additional Funding to Hospitals in High Impact COVID-19 Areas (July 17, 2020)

HHS Announces Over $4 Billion in Additional Relief Payments to Healthcare Providers Impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic (July 10, 2020)

HHS Announces Enhanced Provider Portal, Relief Fund Payments for Safety Net Hospitals, Medicaid & CHIP Providers (June 9, 2020)

HHS Announces $500 Million Distribution to Tribal Hospitals, Clinics, and Urban Health Centers (May 22, 2020)

HHS Announces 45-Day Compliance Deadline Extension for Providers (May 22, 2020)

HHS Announces Nearly $4.9 Billion Distribution to Nursing Facilities Impacted by COVID-19 (May 22, 2020)

HHS Awards More than Half Billion Dollars Across the Nation to Expand COVID-19 Testing (May 7, 2020)

Eligible Providers Can Submit Information to Receive Additional Provider Relief Fund Payments (April 28, 2020)

HHS Launches COVID-19 Uninsured Program Portal (April 27, 2020)

HHS Announces More Time for Hospitals to Apply for COVID-19 High-Impact Payments (April 23, 2020)

HHS Announces CARES Act Funding Distribution to States and Localities in Support of COVID-19 Response (April 23, 2020)

HHS Awards Nearly $165 Million to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic in Rural Communities (April 22, 2020)

HHS Announces Additional Allocations of CARES Act Provider Relief Fund (April 22, 2020)

HHS Announces Nearly $1 Billion in CARES Act Grants to Support Older Adults and People with Disabilities in the Community During the COVID-19 Emergency (April 21, 2020)

HHS to Begin Immediate Delivery of Initial $30 Billion of CARES Act Provider Relief Funding (April 10, 2020)

HHS Awards $1.3 Billion to Health Centers in Historic U.S. Response to COVID-19 (April 8, 2020)

Secretary Azar Statement on President Trump's Signing of New Coronavirus Relief Package (April 24, 2020)

Secretary Azar Statement on President Trump's Signing of the CARES Act (March 27, 2020)

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Content created by Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs (ASPA)
Content last reviewed on September 18, 2020