Keep Your Provider Relief Money, New HHS Forgiveness Rules Key

Length: 60 Minutes Expert: Amanda Waesch, Esq.

UPDATE: We’ve just been informed that as of today, the HHS has not announced its final reporting rules for recipients of Provider Relief Funds. Unfortunately, this means we will need to move the date and time of this training.

We are working closely with expert presenter Amanda Waesch, Esq., and she has agreed to keep her dates flexible so that we may provide this training soon after the final reporting rules are announced. You can still sign up today and we will notify you via email once the new date and time has been confirmed.

Should you have an existing order for this training and have questions, feel free to email us at or call 800-767-1181.

IMPORTANT: Failure to report or demonstrate proper use of the HHS pandemic Provider Relief Funds (Phase 1, 2, or 3) may result in you having to pay all of the money back. It is essential that you know your mandatory reporting obligations regarding the use of these funds to qualify for forgiveness.

HHS has changed their reporting and acceptable use requirements numerous times (including the calculation of “lost revenue attributable to COVID-19”). HHS Relief Fund Reporting Requirements.

This makes getting forgiven for these funds even more confusing. To be completely forgiven from having to repay your Provider Relief funds back, you must meet ALL of the reporting requirements in the HHS portal.

Bottom line, whether you keep 100% of your HHS funds or have to pay the money back, depends on YOU. The good news is help is available!

That’s where healthcare employment law attorney, Amanda L. Waesch, Esq. can help. During her upcoming online training session, she will provide you with step-by-step guidance on how to you can accurately report the use of your funds. Amanda will walk you through how best to determine your allowable expenses to help ensure you qualify for full forgiveness.

Here are just a few of the HHS Relief Fund reporting portal questions you’ll get answered during this upcoming 60-minute online training:

  • What is the best way to track your PRF funds and what documentation do you need to retain?
  • What dates can you use for your loss of revenue reporting?
  • How do you find out if you received money from the general or targeted fund?
  • Where can you access worksheets to assist with HHS PRF reporting?
  • What is the most up-to-date definition of lost revenue and how do you calculate it?
  • How do you register for the reporting portal and what is the deadline?
  • Can you use HHS funds for payroll, rent, and utilities after exhausting PPP funds for qualified expenses?
  • What specific expenses count as operating expenses from patient care?
  • Could you have to pay back money because of HHS requirement changes since the initial program rollout?
  • And much more!

The HHS funding guidelines get more confusing with every update (which are continual). Also, HHS has a three-year window to look back and audit your practice for the use of these funds. You really can’t afford to miss out on these top reporting strategies related to your HHS Provider Relief Funds. Without this information you risk having to pay back all of the HHS money you’ve received and could have to deal with an audit (with associated penalties).

By attending this session, Amanda will help you avoid reporting mistakes (i.e. including missing requirements for not optimally using the money) and stop your practice from facing the financial nightmare of having to pay back the HHS Provider Relief money you’ve received.

With this training, you will get step-by-step guidance on how to maintain accurate documentation and accurately report your usage of the funds to improve your forgiveness outcome.HHS Relief Fund Reporting Requirements.

Don’t wait another minute, sign up for this online training session today! HHS Relief Fund Reporting Requirements.

Meet Your Expert

Amanda Waesch
Esq.Healthcare Attorney at Brennan, Manna & Diamond

Amanda Waesch, Esq., is a healthcare Attorney at Brennan, Manna & Diamond.  Her practice focuses on healthcare, employment law and healthcare litigation across the country. She advises healthcare providers including practices and hospitals on reviewing and litigating employment agreements; non-compete agreements and severance agreements. Her work has benefited physicians and administrators in drafting and reviewing employer handbooks, as well as management and training issues.