Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (ET)
The Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee (TSGAC), will host a Webinar on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (ET). The webinar that will provide an overview on the use of IHS and tribal funding in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and the new Reporting Requirements for the Department of Health and Human Services’ Provider Relief Fund established by the Coronavirus, Aid, Security and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
The ARPA provides $1.9 trillion worth of funding to support COVID-19 relief and vaccination efforts and includes over $31 billion specifically for tribal communities. This $31 billion includes $20 billion for Tribal governments and over $6 billion specifically for Native health systems.
The CARES Act Provider Relief Fund provided $175 billion in direct relief funding for health care providers for expenses and lost revenues due to coronavirus. HHS recently updated its Reporting Requirements for recipients of Provider Relief Funds. The first reporting period begins on July 1, 2021.
Panelists will summarize the main provisions and funding made available to Tribes and Tribal Organizations under the ARPA and the new reporting requirements for the Provider Relief Fund. There will be time for discussion and questions/answers.