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RHC Testing & Mitigation (RHCCTM) Program

rhc testing & mitigation (rhcctm) program reminder

julianne kipple, healthcare shareholder

 

Eligible Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) received RHC Testing and Mitigation (RHCCTM) program funds of $100,000 in June of 2021 under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The program supports maintaining and increasing COVID-19 testing efforts, expanding access to testing in rural communities, and expanding the range of mitigation activities in local communities.

Allowable Expenses

Please note that allowable expenses under the RHCCTM program need to be expended by 12.31.2022. Allowable expenses may be incurred from January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2022. There is also mandatory registration and monthly reporting through the RHC COVID-19 Reporting Portal for this distribution. RHC COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation Program reporting is anticipated to continue until January 31, 2023.

RHCCTM Program funds may not be used for direct provider-to-patient vaccine administration (i.e., shot-in-arm). The scope of the direct provider-to-patient vaccine administration does not include associated costs and add-on services necessary to facilitate or in conjunction with the direct provider-to-patient vaccine administration.

RHCCTM vs. RHCCT

Please note the RHC Testing and Mitigation (RHCCTM) is a different program than the RHC Testing Program (RHCCT). The RHC Testing (RHCCT) Program distributed $49,461.42 per RHC site and had different allowable expenses. Those program funds had to already been expended by the end of last calendar year (12.31.2021).

  1. Allowable expenses for the RCHCTM Program: https://www.hrsa.gov/coronavirus/rural-health-clinics/testing/allowable-expenses
  2. Reporting Details can be found here: https://www.hrsa.gov/coronavirus/rural-health-clinics/testing/reporting
  3. Additional information on the RHCCTM program: https://www.hrsa.gov/coronavirus/rural-health-clinics/testing

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

julianne kipple

402.827.2075

jkipple@lutz.us

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JULIANNE KIPPLE + HEALTHCARE SHAREHOLDER

Julianne Kipple is a Healthcare Shareholder at Lutz with over 12 years of professional experience in the healthcare industry. Her expertise is in accounting and consulting services for healthcare facilities, including outsourced CFO services, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, and Medicaid Disproportionate Share Surveys (DSH).

AREAS OF FOCUS
AFFILIATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association, Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Certified Revenue Cycle Representative
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Healthcare Financial Professional
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
  • BSBA in Accounting, with high distinction, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
  • MBA, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

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