HRSA Releases Reporting Period 4 Guidance

Releases Additional Reconsideration Information

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released two important updates related to the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Phase 4 and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural payments HRSA began distributing in November 2021 and throughout 2022.

  • Now Open: Reporting Period 4 (RP4): Providers who received one or more PRF (General or Targeted) and/or ARP Rural payments exceeding $10,000, in the aggregate, from July 1 to December 31, 2021 must now report on their use of funds. The PRF Reporting Portal opened for RP4 on January 1, 2023, and will remain open through March 31, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Additional HRSA guidance is available on the PRF Reporting Resources webpage.


  • Phase 4 and ARP Rural Payment Reconsiderations Deadline: Providers who believe their Phase 4 and/or ARP Rural payment was calculated incorrectly have an opportunity to submit a payment reconsideration within 45 days of receiving the notification for their company. For more information, visit the Payment Reconsideration webpage.

Additional Update

CMS Updates SNF PPS Consolidated Billing Exclusions Codes for CY 2023: CMS posted the list of payment codes excluded from Consolidated Billing requirements of the Medicare Part A SNF PPS. Read More

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