• AHCA/NCAL

AHCA Update: Updated FAQs on Provider Relief Fund

AHCA/NCAL’s FAQs on the Provider Relief Fund has been updated to include information on the additional funding to be released this week. We will continue to update the FAQ, as an increase of $75 billion is expected to pass the House and be signed by the President today.


THCA has created a searchable version of this FAQ which can be found here:

https://www.txhca-resources.org/ahca-provider-relief-fund-faq


For the AHCA FAQ PDF File:

https://www.ahcancal.org/facility_operations/disaster_planning/Documents/Provider-Relief-Fund-FAQs.pdf


This AHCA document includes specific information from the following updates:


On Wednesday, April 22, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a second tranche from the $100 billion Provider Relief Fund created by the CARES Act. The second tranche released a total of $70.4 billion. The April 22 is in addition to the $30 billion the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has already sent to Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) providers based on their 2019 Medicare FFS revenue.


On Friday, April 10, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released the first round of the $100 billion in relief funds to hospitals and other health care providers on the front lines of the coronavirus response. This funding will be used to support health care-related expenses or lost revenue attributable to COVID-19 and to ensure uninsured Americans can get testing and treatment for COVID-19. Learn more on the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund webpage.