The September 30, 2021 Reporting Period 1 deadline has not changed; however, in response to challenges providers are facing given the COVID-19 surges and natural disasters around the country, a 60-day Grace Period is in place. This period allows providers to come into compliance with their Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements should they have failed to meet the Sept 30, 2021, deadline.
- While you will be out of compliance if you do not submit your report by September 30, 2021, repayment or other enforcement actions will not be initiated during the 60-day grace period (October 1 – November 30, 2021).
- The grace period began on October 1, 2021, and will end on November 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
- Providers should return unused funds as soon as possible after submitting their report. All unused funds must be returned no later than 30 days after the end of the grace period (December 30, 2021).
This grace period only pertains to the Reporting Period 1 report submission deadline. There is no change to the Period of Availability for use of PRF payments.
All recipients of PRF payments must comply with the reporting requirements described in the Terms and Conditions and specified in directions issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary. Submit your report via the PRF Reporting Portal.