Provider Relief Fund: Medicaid & CHIP Distribution

Jul 8, 2020

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expects to distribute $15 billion from the Provider Relief Fund to eligible providers that participate in state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and have not received a payment from the Provider Relief Fund General Distribution. The payment to each provider will be at least two percent of reported gross revenue from patient care. Provider applications are due by July 20, 2020.



Webcast for Provider Relief Fund Medicaid & CHIP Distribution


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting this free webinar to provide information about the Provider Relief Fund and COVID-19 relief for Medicaid and CHIP providers distribution and application process.

Recorded June 25 Webcast

A recording of the June 25 webcast is now available at

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

In order to better address your most important concerns, HRSA has updated their FAQs to address common questions, including those submitted during the previous webcasts. The FAQs include expanded information on eligibility, application, payment process, and more.

Application Instructions

Medicaid and CHIP Provider Distribution Instructions and the Medicaid and CHIP Provider Distribution Application Form are available at We recommend downloading and reviewing these documents to help you complete the process through the Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal. Applications must be submitted by July 20, 2020.

Additional Information

For additional information, please call the Provider Support Line at (866) 569-3522; for TTY, dial 711. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday. Service staff members are available to provide real-time technical assistance, as well as service and payment support.

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