Extended Application Window for HHS Provider Relief Fund Distribution to Medi-Cal and California CHIP

July 20, 2020

On June 9, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced plans to distribute approximately $10 billion from the Provider Relief Fund to eligible providers that participate in state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP) who had not yet received a payment from the $50 billion Provider Relief Fund General Distribution. To ensure eligible Medicaid and CHIP providers have the opportunity to apply for a funding distribution, the deadline to apply has been extended to August 3, 2020.

The full press release regarding the various distributions for the Provider Relief Fund and more, can be found here: https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2020/07/17/hhs-begin-distributing-10-billion-additional-funding-hospitals-high-impact-covid-19-areas.html

Information on how to apply can be found here:
https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/provider-relief-fund-medicaid-chip-factsheet.pdf