U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: CARES Act Provider Relief Fund For Providers

The Provider Relief Fund supports healthcare providers in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualified providers of health care, services, and support may receive Provider Relief Fund payments for healthcare-related expenses or lost revenue due to COVID-19.

Amount: Up to $20,000,000,000 is available. Payment is based on:

  • Assessed revenue losses and expenses attributable to COVID-19
  • 2% of annual patient care revenue (if not previously received)
  • Prior Provider Relief Fund distributions

Eligibility: Providers of health care, services, and support in a medical setting, at home, or in the community are eligible. Providers must meet the following criteria:

  • Billed Medicaid/CHIP programs or Medicaid managed care plans for health-related services between Jan 1, 2018-Mar 31, 2020; or
  • Billed a health insurance company for oral healthcare-related services as a dental service provider as of Mar 31, 2020; or
  • Be a licensed dental service provider as of Mar 31, 2020 who does not accept insurance and has billed patients for oral healthcare-related services; or
  • Billed Medicare fee-for-service during the period of Jan 1, 2019-Mar 31, 2020; or
    Be a Medicare Part A provider that experienced a CMS approved change in ownership prior to Aug 10, 2020; or
  • Be a state-licensed / certified assisted living facility as of Mar 31, 2020; or
  • Be a behavioral health provider as of Mar 31, 2020 who has billed a health insurance company or who does not accept insurance and has billed patients for healthcare-related services as of Mar 31, 2020; or
  • Received a prior targeted distribution.

Additionally, to be eligible to apply, the applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Filed a federal income tax return for fiscal years 2017, 2018, or 2019 if in operation before Jan. 1, 2020 or quarterly tax returns for fiscal year 2020 if operations began on or after Jan. 1, 2020; or be exempt from filing a return; and
  • Provided patient care after Jan. 31, 2020 (Note: patient care includes health care, services, and support, as provided in a medical setting, at home, or in the community); and
  • Did not permanently cease providing patient care directly or indirectly; and
  • For individuals providing care before Jan. 1, 2020, have gross receipts or sales from patient care reported on Form 1040 (or other tax form).

Deadline: November 6, 2020

Resource Information
Funder U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Eligibility For Profit Organization, Nonprofit Organization
Resource URL: https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/cares-act-provider-relief-fund/index.html
Sector COVID-19 Emergency Response, Health, Mental Health
Grant Amount Not Provided
Deadline Closed