Webinar for Providers Applying for the Provider Relief Fund


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TO:  All Providers


Please be aware of the following Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) notice concerning Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP) Provider Relief Fund application process.  Alabama Medicaid encourages qualified applicants to submit applications timely.


HRSA will conduct a webinar to assist providers planning to apply for funds through the Provider Relief Fund on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. CST. To register for this webinar, select the following link:

“Getting started with the Provider Relief Fund for Medicaid and CHIP Distribution”



The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced additional distributions from the Provider Relief Fund targeted to eligible providers that participate in the Medicaid and CHIP. The payment will be approximately 2% of reported gross revenue from patient care. The deadline to apply is July 20, 2020. Providers should begin their application now.


To qualify providers must meet the following criteria:

  • No payment received from the original $50 billion General Distribution
    • You do qualify even if you received Paycheck Protection Program or Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds!
  • Billed Medicaid/CHIP or Medicaid/CHIP managed care plans for services between January 1, 2018 –     December. 31, 2019.
    • You do not need to be a “medical” provider to receive these funds.
  • Filed a federal income tax return for fiscal years 2017, 2018, or 2019; or be exempt from filing a return.
  • Provided patient care after January 31, 2020.
  • Not permanently ceased providing patient care directly, or indirectly; and
  • Have gross receipts or sales from providing care reported on IRS Form 1040. 
Not sure if you qualify? Apply now and find out! Information about the application process can be found on the HHS website:

If you have questions contact the HHS Provider Support line at (866) 569-3522, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday – Friday.

Don’t Wait - Apply Now!

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