Washington — The Health Resources and Services Administration is hosting webinars to assist dental providers in navigating the Provider Relief Fund Application and Attestation Portal.
There are three webinars scheduled in October. The first one takes place Oct. 5 and there are also webinars on Oct. 13 and Oct. 21. All events are at 3 p.m. ET. The deadline to apply for the fourth phase of the Provider Relief Fund is Oct. 26.
Webinar presenters will offer guidance on the following:
• How payments are determined.
• How the application process works.
• How to navigate the application portal and successfully complete an application.
The Provider Relief Fund was established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act and allows eligible dental service providers to apply for payments, not loans, made for health care-related expenses or lost revenue attributable to COVID-19.
For more information, visit the HRSA website. The agency is also assisting providers with a Provider Support Line at 1-866-569-3522 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.
The ADA has created an FAQ on popular Provider Relief Fund questions the Association has received from dentists.
For more information about the ADA's advocacy efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit ADA.org/COVID19Advocacy.