HHS is now accepting applications for Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Phase 4 General Distribution and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural payments, together representing a total of $25 billion.
Of the total aid, $8.5 billion will be allocated to American Rescue Plan (ARP) resources for rural providers, and $17 billion will be available as a Phase 4 General Distribution funding which will be for a broader range of providers.
The application portal is online at cares.linkhealth.com/#/ until Oct. 26.
To help providers prepare and register, the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) has provided a web page with application resources, general information on the PRF Phase 4 General Distribution and ARP Rural Distribution, and lengthy eligibility details.
Additionally, providers can register for technical assistance webinars at www.hrsa.gov/provider-relief/future-payments. The next webinars are being held on: