Beginning June 10, eligible Medicaid and CHIP providers can apply to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.

CARES Provider Relief Fund Portal HHS expects to distribute $15 Billion to Medicaid/CHIP providers that have not received a payment from the Provider Relief Fund General Allocation. HHS Announcement HHS is also announcing the distribution of $10 billion in Provider Relief Funds to safety net hospitals. DEADLINE IS JULY 20.

The payment to each provider will be at least 2 percent of reported gross revenue from patient care; the final amount each provider receives will be determined after the data is submitted, including information about the number of Medicaid patients’ providers serve. Before applying through the portal, HHS is requesting that applicants do the following:

• Read the Medicaid Provider Distribution Instructions – PDF*

• Download the Medicaid Provider Distribution Application Form – PDF*

Also, the Texas Medical Association has a great COVID resource webpage for physicians: TMA – Coronavirus