HHS Extends Timeline & Reporting Time Period for the Relief Portal

July 20, 2021

On June 11, 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released an updated reporting timeline for healthcare providers that received over $10,000 in payments from the Provider Relief Fund. Previously, HHS informed providers that ALL funds must have been used by June 20, 2021, and unused monies were subject to recoupment. The new timeline provided an extended deadline by the date range of when providers received the funds. Also released was a Reporting Time Period that lets you know when to submit how providers allocated the funds.

Below is the table HHS sent to providers:


Payment Received Period
(Payments Exceeding $10,000
in Aggregate Received)

Deadline to Use Funds

 Reporting Time Period

Period 1

    From April 10, 2020
    to June 30, 2020

   June 30, 2021

 July 1 to Sept. 30, 2021

Period 2

   From July 1, 2020
   to Dec. 31, 2020

   Dec. 31, 2021

 Jan. 1 to March 31, 2022

Period 3

   From Jan. 1, 2021
   to June 30, 2021

   June 30, 2022

 July 1 to Sept. 30, 2022

Period 4

   From July 1, 2021
   to Dec. 31, 2021

   Dec. 31, 2022

 Jan. 1 to March 31, 2023

If there are any issues regarding your reporting, please call the HHS Provider Support Line at 866-569-3522 (available 8 am to 11 pm ET, Monday – Friday) for “technical questions regarding the use of the portal or questions regarding reporting that cannot be answered by…available resources.”By now, all providers should have spent the $10,000 received in Period 1. They should also be registered on the HHS website. If you have not done so, please click here and follow the instructions to register. Once your account is set up, you can report how the provider allocated the funds. HHS released a Video Tutorial with step-by-step instructions on how to use the web portal. To go along with the video tutorial, they also released a Reporting Portal User Guide and a Data Entry Worksheet to assist in preparing to report.