BREAKING NEWS: 60-Day Grace Period for Relief Fund Reporting

BREAKING NEWS

HRSA Announces Reporting 60-Day Grace Period 

The Health and Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) has announced a 60-day grace period for Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements for Reporting Period 1.  While the Period 1 deadline remains September 30, 2021, HRSA says it will not take enforcement action against entities that fail to report in the 60-day grace period of October 1 – November 30, 2021.
HRSA Annoucement: 

Announcing 60-Day Grace Period – Reporting Period 1

The September 30, 2021 Reporting Period 1 deadline has not changed, however in response to challenges providers are facing given the Covid surges and natural disasters around the country a 60-day Grace Period is in place. This period allows providers to come into compliance with their PRF reporting requirements should they fail to meet the September 30, 2021 deadline.

Important Details: 

  • While you will be out of compliance if you do not submit your report by September 30, 2021, recoupment or other enforcement actions will not be initiated during the 60-day grace period (October 1 – November 30, 2021).
  • The grace period begins on October 1, 2021 and will end on November 30, 2021.
  • Providers who are able are strongly encouraged to complete their report in the PRF Reporting Portal by September 30, 2021.
  • Providers should return unused funds as soon as possible after submitting their report. All unused funds must be returned no later than 30 days after the end of the grace period (December 30, 2021).

This grace period only pertains to the Reporting Period 1 report submission deadline. There is no change to the Period of Availability for use of PRF payments.


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