Date: April 12, 2021
To: Physicians, Nurses, Podiatrists, Audiologists, Dentists, Speech Therapists,
Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Behavioral Health Clinics,
Birthing Centers, Long Term Care Providers, Hospitals, Federal Qualified Health
Clinics, Encounter Rate Clinics, Rural Health Clinics, Ambulatory Surgical
Treatment Centers, Transportation Providers, Hospice, Laboratory, Early
Intervention Services, Community Mental Health Providers, School Based Health
Services, Supportive Living Facilities, Waivers
Re: HFS CARES Program Reporting Deadline Final
provider notice is issued to alert subrecipients of the Illinois Department of
Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) CARES Program supported by the CARES Act
Department of Treasury Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) that the reporting
deadline is nearly here.
stated in our previous provider notice dated March
11, 2021, subrecipients have until Friday, April 16, 2021 to submit the final
reporting template and the supporting documentation. Subrecipients are required
to submit final reporting to the Department in accordance with the subaward
agreement, per Section III.G – Reporting.
to submit final reporting may result in non-compliance with the terms and
conditions of the subaward agreement. Such non-compliance may result in the Department
taking one or more of the actions described in 2 CFR
200.339, including the potential recoupment of all
funds received by the subrecipient.
reporting will occur through the HFS CARES Portal.
Additional details on the submission of your final report, the final reporting
template and the template for the required cover letter can be found at the
assistance is available from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday at
Call center support is available in English and Spanish. Providers may also
send questions regarding the CARES payments via email to HFS.CARES@illinois.gov.
of Medical Programs