Funding Sources

Funding Source Categories of Funding Support Action Required (Yes or No) How to Apply Learn More
FEMA Public Assistance (PA)Category B: Expense Reimbursement (Cat. B is for certain eligible expenses; Funds from HHS can be used for cost + lost revenue)  Yes   PW submitted FEMA through State  https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2020/03/23/coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic-public-assistance-simplified-application
HHS HHS Provider Relief Fund (CARES Act - $50B)  Yes, Attestation   HHS Provider Relief Portal HHS Provider Relief Fund Website: https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/20200425-general-distribution-portal-faqs.pd
$10 billion COVID-19 High Impact Distribution Yes,  Attestation   HHS Provider Relief Portal  https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/cares-act-provider-relief-fund/index.html
$10 billion Rural Distribution  Yes, Attestation  HHS Provider Relief Portal https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/cares-act-provider-relief-fund/index.html
HRSA claims reimbursement for testing and treatment of the Uninsured (Estimated funding:  $10 billion to $25 billion)  Yes, claims submission HRSA Portal HRSA Claims Reimbursement website: https://www.hrsa.gov/CovidUninsuredClaim
Paycheck Protection Program (Loans) Yes Consult with your bank PPP website: https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP--Fact-Sheet.pdf
CMS Medicare Advanced Payments   Yes, application    Currently suspended. See: https://www.cms.gov/files/document/accelerated-and-advanced-payments-fact-sheet.pdf
Medicare COVID DRG 20% increase  Yes  N/A  https://www.cms.gov/files/document/se20015.pdf
CMS Blanket Waivers  No  N/A  https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/cares-act-provider-relief-fund/index.html
Delay in DSH Reduction (uncompensated care payments to hospitals)  No  N/A This delay maintains DSH payments in 2020 at current levels.  State Medicaid Agency coordinates.
IRS Employee Retention Credit  Yes  Consult with tax advisor https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/employee-retention-credit-for-employers-subject-to-closure-due-to-covid-19-crisis
IRS  Delayed payment of Employer FICA tax
 Yes Consult with tax advisor
https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/deferral-of-employment-tax-deposits-and-payments-through-december-31-2020
 Insurance  Business Interruption Insurance
 Yes  Consult with your insurance provider
 
 FCC CARES Act Telehealth Grant Program
 Yes  FCC Portal
https://www.fcc.gov/covid-19-telehealth-program

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