HHS Releases $15 Billion for Medicaid Provider Relief

Carl J. Pucci in Finance & Reimbursement

HHS announced distribution of an additional $15 billion specifically for Medicaid providers who have not yet received funding from the Provider Relief Fund general allocation. These providers would include Assisted Living communities, other home and community-based service providers, as well as Medicaid-only SNFs.

Below is the AHCA bulletin with further details on accessing the relief funds:

AHCA/NCAL has advocated for the last several weeks for HHS to make provider relief payments to Medicaid providers. Today, June 9, HHS announced the distribution of $15 billion from the Provider Relief Fund to Medicaid providers. These additional resources are critical for providers. We also know that more is still required to ensure the safety of our residents and staff. We’ll continue to advocate on your behalf for the funds and other resources you need.  

Eligible providers include Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP) providers that participate in state Medicaid and CHIP programs and have not previously received a payment from the Provider Relief Fund General Allocation. 



Carl J. Pucci
Chief Financial Officer
518-462-4800 x36