CARES Act: More time for using and reporting provider relief funds

October 4, 2021 Marti Arvin

On June 11, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services provided welcome news to recipients of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provider relief funds (PRFs). The notice provided updated timelines for recipients of PRFs regarding both using the funds and reporting on the use of the funds. The original deadline for using funds was December 31, 2020. The original reporting deadline was February 15, 2021. The Department of Health & Human Services did allow additional time for entities that did not use all of the funding received by December 31, 2020, until July 31, 2021, to report on the use of the funds.

Marti Arvin, Executive Advisor at CynergisTek, discusses updated timelines for recipients of PRFs regarding both using the funds and reporting on the use of the funds.

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Marti Arvin

Marti Arvin, ExecutiveAdvisor for CynergisTek brings more than three decades of operational and executive leadership experience in the fields of compliance, research and regulatory oversight in academic medical and traditional hospital care settings to her position in CynergisTek. Arvin leads strategic business development around compliance services and utilizes her industry recognized expertise in health research to inform the development of privacy and security services to meet that communities underserved needs. She is a nationally recognized speaker and contributor to the thought leadership around healthcare compliance and research, and contributes to CynergisTek’s industry outreach and educational programs. Arvin has extensive experience in building and managing compliance and research programs. Arvin previously served as the Chief Compliance Officer for Regional Care Hospital Partners and the UCLA Health System and David Geffen School of Medicine. She has a legal background from obtaining her J.D. and holds CHC-F, CCEP-F, CHRC and the CHPC certifications. She is recognized as an expert on compliance and privacy issues from her published articles, lectures and presentations at national conferences. She was a board member to the Health Care Compliance Association between 2008 and 2011 and was on the Compliance Certification Advisory Board for over eight years. She also served on the certification committee for the CHC, CHC-F, CCEP, CCEP-F, CHRC and CHPC.

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