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Program Update

With the passage of the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 and related rescission of program funds, no further payments will be made to providers under the Provider Relief Fund or the American Rescue Plan Rural Distribution, including no reconsideration payments. Likewise, no additional claims payments will be made under the Uninsured Program or Coverage Assistance Fund. Per the Terms and Conditions of each Program, all reporting and auditing requirements will continue without disruption.

Template Email for Members


Use this email to raise awareness about the PRF Phase 4 and ARP Rural distributions to your members/networks and draw attention to the application deadline.

Email Template

Subject: Apply for COVID-19 relief payments! Application closes October 26.

The application is STILL OPEN for Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Phase 4 and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural payments—but only until October 26! PRF Phase 4 is open to a broad range of healthcare providers who have been impacted by COVID-19. ARP Rural is open to Medicare, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) providers who serve rural patients. You may be eligible if you deliver health care, services, and/or support in a medical setting, at home, or in the community.

Get Started Today!

The application will close on October 26, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Your application must undergo a number of validation checks before you can submit your financial information, so begin your application as soon as possible to avoid missing the deadline to apply.

APPLY HERE through the Provider Relief Fund Application and Attestation Portal!

Technical Assistance Webcasts – Register and Watch Today to Learn More

HRSA is hosting webcast sessions for Phase 4 and ARP Rural applicants, featuring guidance on navigating the application portal and how to provide required financial documentation. Miss one of the earlier webcasts? Don’t worry—you can view the recordings and access the slide presentation, or register for the final session at the HRSA website using the links below:

Need Assistance?

Have you considered applying or already started your application, but need more information? HRSA provides many resources to assist you in completing the application process, including application instructions, sample application forms, flow charts, FAQs, detailed information on how payments will be calculated, program Terms and Conditions, and more, all available at

For any questions, you can also call HRSA’s Provider Support Line at (866) 569-3522; for TTY dial 711.

Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday.

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