AHCA: COVID-19 Update #78 | Relief Fund Portal for Medicaid Providers Launches

Carl J. Pucci in Finance & Reimbursement

On June 10, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched a web application portal for Medicaid providers other than SNF Medicaid providers. SNF Medicaid-only providers already should have received a Medicaid Allocation or will receive payments over the course of the week. The new Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal will initially be used for new submissions from Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) providers seeking payments under the Provider Relief Fund including assisted living communities, ICFs/ID-DD, and home and community-based providers.  

Other COVID-19 Updates

Provider Relief Fund FAQs: On June 10, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) updated its Provider Relief Fund FAQs. The update provides information on the new web application portal for Medicaid providers other than SNF Medicaid providers. Read More  

How to Make COVID-19 Notifications Meaningful: While nursing homes must continue reporting confirmed and clusters of suspected cases in a cumulative manner in order to meet the current CMS requirements, AHCA/NCAL suggests nursing homes consider including additional information in these notifications, so they are more meaningful and useful to residents, their representatives and families. We have added optional items in this updated template letter to residents and families as suggestions for you to consider including. Read More

Please email COVID19@ahca.org for additional questions, or visit ahcancal.org/coronavirus for more information.


NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

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