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IMPORTANT UPDATE: HHS Accepting Additional Applications for Fund Distributions for Medicare Providers 

August 17, 2020

Certain Medicare providers can now apply to receive Provider Relief Fund payments from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Who Can Apply:

These funds are for Medicare providers how may have missed the previous June 3, 2020 deadline to apply from the Phase 1 General Distribution. These may include, according to HHS:

  • “Providers who were ineligible for the Phase 1 General Distribution because:
    • “They underwent a change in ownership in calendar year 2019 or 2020 under Medicare Part A; and
    • “Did not have Medicare Fee-For-Service revenue in 2019.”
  • “Providers who received a payment under Phase 1 General Distribution but:
    • “Missed the June 3 deadline to submit revenue information – including many Medicaid, CHIP, and dental providers with low Medicare revenues that assumed they were ineligible for additional distribution targeted at Medicare providers or had planned to apply for a Medicaid and CHIP specific distribution; or
    • “Did not receive Phase 1 General Distribution payments totaling approximately 2 percent of their annual patient revenue;” or
  • “Providers who previously received Phase 1 General Distribution payment(s), but rejected and returned the funds and are now interested in reapplying.”

When Can I Apply:

The application period is open NOW until August 28, 2020.

Where Can I Apply:  

If you think you qualify for this round of funding, you can submit an application HERE.

If you have any questions regarding the Provider Relief Fund Program, visit: