Last week, Health Resources Service Administration (HRSA) section of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finished distributing $30 billion of $100 billion that has been allocated to help physicians and systems affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The deposit was marked “HHS Stimulus” This was a grant that did not need to be repaid.  Providers who plan to keep the money must attest within 30 days of receiving payment.  Have your Tax ID number, last 6 digits of your bank account for the deposit and the exact amount deposited in order to attest.  If you accept the money you will be agreeing to terms and conditions listed on the site.  Attest here:  https://covid19.linkhealth.com/#/step/1

To receive the next round of stimulus money, Medicare providers must apply.  More information will be needed including:

  • Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) that has received prior Provider Relief Fund payments
  • TINs of subsidiary organizations that have received prior Provider Relief Funds but do not file separate tax forms (i.e., subsidiary organizations that are accounted for in the parent organization’s tax filing)
  • Amount of payments received
  • Relief Fund payment transaction numbers / check numbers
  • A copy of your most recently filed tax forms – See Appendix A: Federal Tax Classification Matrix
  • contact info
  • your Medicare PTAN (s)
  • legal business name
  • Impact on revenues in March and April 2020

For providers who have already received the first round of money and have attested, go here to apply:  https://covid19.linkhealth.com/docusign/#/step/1

You will need to know the type of entity, your Tax IDs and have access to your latest tax returns.  This the data they will ask for:

After the provider has finished the application, a completion email will be sent to the provider.  The completed documents can be seen by clicking the View Completed Documents link on the email.

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