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CARES Act: Medicaid & CHIP Provider Relief Fund Application Deadline Extended by US HHS to Friday, August 28, 2020

In a previous blog post, we wrote to alert Medicaid & CHIP providers that funding was available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES) Act Relief Fund and where to apply for such funding. Originally, applications were due August 3, 2020, however, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (“HHS) has extended this deadline to Friday, August 28, 2020See “HHS Extends Application Deadline for Medicaid Providers and Plans to Reopen Portal to Certain Medicare Providers.”   As a reminder, this is a $15 billion allocation to be distributed to eligible Medicaid, Medicaid managed care, CHIP and dental providers.  See id.

The following resources are available for more information on the CARES Act Relief Fund and how to apply.

Jessica N. Haller, Law Clerk, contributed to this article. If you have any questions regarding this article, please contact David R. Ross, Esq., Senior Shareholder, via e-mail at

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