Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, Medicaid and CHIP providers can apply for funding through the CARES Act Relief Fund. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, $15 billion will be distributed to eligible providers that participate in state Medicaid/CHIP programs or Medicaid managed care plans, and have not received any payment from the “Provider Relief Fund General Distribution (Phase 1)”. See “General Distribution (Phase 2): Medicaid, CHIP and Dental Providers”. However, the deadline to apply is Monday, August 3, 2020.
For more information on the CARES Act Relief Fund and how to apply, please see the following resources:
- For general information, please see “CARES Act Provider Relief Fund: General Information”
- For information specific to providers, please see “CARES Act Provider Relief Fund: For Providers”
- For application instructions, please see “Instructions for the Distribution for Medicaid, CHIP, and Dental Providers Via Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal”
- To access the application, please see the “Medicaid Provider Distribution Application Form”
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