Provider Notice Issued 01/15/2021
Date: January 15, 2021
To: Physicians, Nurses, Podiatrists, Audiologists, Dentists, SpeechTherapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Behavioral HealthClinics, Birthing Centers, Long Term Care Providers, Hospitals, FederalQualified Health Clinics, Encounter Rate Clinics, Rural Health Clinics,Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Centers, Transportation Providers, Hospice,Laboratory, Early Intervention Services, Community Mental Health Providers, SchoolBased Health Services, Supportive Living Facilities, Waivers
Re: HFS CARESProgram Reporting Deadline Extension
This provider notice is issued to alert subrecipients of the IllinoisDepartment of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) CARES Program supported bythe CARES Act Department of Treasury Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) to anextension of the final reporting deadline in Section III.G.3 “Final Reporting”of the subaward agreements executed between the subrecipient and HFS.
HFS CARES Final Reporting Deadline Extension
HFS has extended the final reporting deadline from January 31, 2021 toMarch 29, 2021 in order to allow time for closeout and reconciliation.Post-award reporting will occur through the HFS CARES Portal. Additional details on thesubmission of reporting will be forthcoming shortly and will be communicated tosubrecipients through email, provider notices and the HFS
HFS will provide a template with instructions for subrecipients toreport expenditures. Requests for supporting documentation will also becommunicated. HFS encourages subrecipients to review and consider theillustrative list of documentation published in the Treasury guidance forexamples of the types of documentation which HFS may require subrecipients toprovide to support their expenditures. See page 4 of the Treasury guidance.
All unspent subaward funds must be returned to the Department at thefollowing address:
Receipt Accounting at Illinois Department of Healthcare and FamilyServices
Bureau of Fiscal Operations
2200 Churchill Road A-2
Springfield, Illinois 62702
Kelly Cunningham, Administrator
Division of Medical Programs