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Reporting And Data

Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Provider Relief Funds (PRF)

Latest Update: October 7, 2020
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Reporting Information

All Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) who received and accepted the Rural Testing Relief Fund Payment must report monthly the number of COVID-19 tests collected system wide (across all entities associated with the RHC's Tax Id Number (TIN)) and the number of positive COVID-19 Tests as required by the Terms and Conditions of accepting the payment.

Responsible Party

Who Must Report?

All Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) that received a "Rural Testing Relief Fund Payment" of $49,461.42 to facilitate COVID-19 testing and COVID-19 related expenses. This payment was distributed on or around May 6, 2020.

Deadlines

When Do I Report?

Monthly

RHCs have until October 31, 2020 to input data from May 2020 - October 2020, then reporting is to continue monthly.

Method

How Do I Report?

RHCs must report through the National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC) Portal. ('Visit Portal Site' button above)

Contact Information

Email RHCcovidreporting@narhc.org with any questions.

Benefit/Penalty

Why Should I Report?

From the Terms and Conditions: "Non-compliance with any Term or Condition is grounds for the Secretary to recoup some or all of the payments made."

Publicly Displayed

Link to the website/ranking/grading/etc. where the data is published

From the Terms and Conditions: "The Recipient consents to the Department of Health and Human Services publicly disclosing the Payment that Recipient may receive from the Rural Testing Relief Fund. The Recipient acknowledges that such disclosure may allow some third parties to estimate the Recipient’s gross receipts or sales, program service revenue, or other equivalent information."

This data can be found here: https://taggs.hhs.gov/Coronavirus/RuralHealthClinics

Authority

The legal mandate requiring reporting

Funding for Rural Health Clinics(RHCs) was appropriated from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund under Public Law 116-139 a.k.a. the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act H.R.266 (2020)

In accepting the payment, the recipient acknowledges full compliance with the Terms and Conditions of the payment, including that "The Recipient shall submit reports as the Secretary determines are needed to ensure
compliance with conditions that are imposed on this Payment, and such reports shall be in such form, with such content, as specified by the Secretary in future program instructions directed to all Recipients."

Notes

Any other pertinent information

Find a copy of the recorded NARHC TA Webinar here: https://www.narhc.org/Document.asp?DocID=9146

NARHC RHC Reporting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) can be found here: https://www.rhccovidreporting.com/faq/

 

DISCLAIMER
Although many of these requirements apply to individual medical professionals and other types of hospitals and health care facilities, the information is presented solely to support Critical Access Hospitals. The reporting requirements and legal mandates on this site are not an exhaustive list and Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, Inc. bears no responsibility or liability for any hospitals' or providers' failure to comply with Federal or State laws or regulations.