THREE Sources of Financial Relief Are Available for Physicians Affected by COVID-19

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) – Apply by October 31

  • Physicians who participate in Medicaid can apply for financial assistance by submitting an online application though the HFS CARES Funding Portal
  • IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Be sure to review the portal for eligibility criteria.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) – No Application Deadline Announced

  • Healthcare professionals can be reimbursed with federal funds for testing uninsured patients for COVID-19 and treating uninsured patients with a COVID-19 diagnosis for services provided on or after Feb. 4, 2020.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) – Apply by November 6

  If you have questions, please contact the ISMS Health Policy Research and Advocacy team by email.



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