AHCA: COVID-19 Update | Deadline Extended for Medicaid Application to Provider Relief Fund

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

Today, HHS extended the application deadline for the Medicaid tranche of the COVID Provider Relief Fund to Monday, August 3, 2020. The payment to each provider will be approximately 2 percent of reported gross revenue from patient care, and the final amount each provider receives will be determined after the data is submitted. 

Other COVID-19 Updates

How to Avoid NHSN Data Reporting Errors: NHSN has identified a few hundred nursing centers that are submitting confirmed and suspected COVID-19 data incorrectly. Centers that are receiving citations should immediately review the NHSN LTCF COVID-19 data quality webinar to review the commonly identified errors in submission data and follow the data quality slides to check that their information is being submitted correctly. According to NHSN, common data submission errors include... Read More  


Please email COVID19@ahca.org for additional questions, or visit ahcancal.org/coronavirus for more information.


Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x16