The New York State Department of Financial Services has issued emergency regulations requiring that cost-sharing waivers associated with COVID-19 diagnosis and testing remain in effect until October 1, 2021. New York insurers will continue to be responsible for reimbursing hospitals for any applicable cost sharing.
Cost-Sharing Waivers Extended for Covid-19 Diagnosis and Testing
July 8, 2021
Application Process for $25.5 Billion in the Provider Relief Fund Announced
The Biden Administration announced today that it will open an application process for $25.5 billion in the Provider Relief Fund (PRF)—with $17 billion designated for all providers from the “original” PRF and $8.5 billion for providers treating rural patients included in the American Rescue Plan of 2021. GNYHA has lobbied for the Biden Administration to...
September 10, 2021
PRF Reporting Updates and Resources
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has provided several updates, clarifications, and resources to help Provider Relief Fund (PRF) recipients fulfill their reporting requirements. The first report for funds received before June 30, 2020—which may be applied toward COVID-19-related expenses and lost revenues incurred between January 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021—is due September...
September 2, 2021
GNYHA Survey to Capture Six-Month 2021 Financials
GNYHA is conducting a survey to assess the continued financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on member facilities and help support advocacy efforts to secure additional resources. The survey requests specific revenue and expense data for the six-month period from January 1 – June 30 for the years 2019, 2020, and 2021. The survey also...
August 3, 2021