COVID Funding

COVID Funding

PRF Allowable Expenses

HHS Provider Relief Fund Q&A: Payroll/Employee Allowable Expenses

You received your HHS Provider Relief Fund (PRF) money, now what? PRF Allowable Expenses. Well, depending on your reporting Period deadline, you must submit detailed data on how you used your PRF money. There are numerous calculations you must correctly tabulate before submitting your data to HHS. One of these is figuring out which payroll/​employee […]

Update: HHS Provider Relief Fund Portal Reporting Rules & Deadlines

On September 10th, 2021, HHS announced the availability of $25.5 Billion still available in COVID assistance within Phase 4 of the Provider Relief Fund program. Even if you received financial help previously from this program, you may still be eligible.  Also, non-par providers can apply as well. Additionally, in the same announcement, HHS reported the […]
Reporting HHS Funds

Provider Relief Fund Reporting, Figure Out How to Keep Your Money

Update Notice: This blog post was reviewed for accuracy by a Healthcare Training Leader expert and was updated on June 4, 2021. This includes a revision to HHS’ FAQ page on 3/​31/​21 regarding eligibility for phase 3 General Distribution. Reporting HHS Funds. Correctly reporting how you used the CARES Act Provider Relief funds you received […]
HHS Reporting Deadline

New Process: 4 Steps Ensure You Meet Your HHS Funds Obligations

The new HHS reporting portal is now open for you to register your practice. If your practice accepted provider relief funds, this is the new 2021 step you need to do next. Be sure to get your name in the new portal, so you don’t miss out on any of your grant’s reporting application steps. […]
PPP Round 2 Funding Application

PPP Round 2 Funding: Get Much-Needed Money with Application FAQ

Your new year’s gift is here; the government is offering you additional relief money to cover your coronavirus prevention, preparation and response costs. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 includes a second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding with another $284 billion up for grabs. But with a short deadline, your chance for securing […]
HHS Reporting Deadline

HHS Reporting Deadline: Keep Your Funds with Must – Follow Accounting Rules

You MUST file your HHS Provider Relief Funds report by the February 15 deadline or you’ll have to pay back your much-needed money. Report an unallowed expense or the wrong amount and you won’t be able to keep your funds. HHS keeps issuing updated guidance on the CARES Act Provider Relief Funding including reporting requirements, […]
Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) - Shortcut

Relief Funds: Get Up to $2 Million in Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Six months of working capital – up to $2 million dollars − is available to help your practice recover from COVID-19 and other disaster-related economic losses; it’s just waiting for you to claim it. Whether your practice is suffering due to COVID-19, civil unrest, or natural disasters, an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) will speed […]
ppp loan forgiveness application deadline

Deter PPP Loan Payments by Using Your Customized Deadline

QUESTION: I’m really confused on the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application deadline. I’ve read some advice on waiting to apply to better justify our expenses and keep more of our payments. However, the form indicates that it expires 10/​31/​2020. Can you explain this difference?  Question from San Diego, California subscriber ANSWER: The Small […]

5 FAQS Snag More CARES Act Provider Relief Money

The government is throwing you another bone to dig out from all of your pandemic losses and operating expenses. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced an additional $20 billion for provider relief phase 3 funding. But with a short deadline, your chance for securing additional or first-time money is running out! HHS […]
HHS Relief Fund Reporting Update

HHS Relief Fund Reporting Update: 5 FAQs Help You Keep Your Money

You suspected that the government money you accepted from the HHS Emergency Relief Fund came with strings attached but you may not have realized how hard grasping the details would be. Your practice could be one of the many new ones that has mandatory reporting requirements based on a new HHS August notification. Find out […]