On November 4,  the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) posted new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to assist RHCs with recent Rural Health Clinic (RHC) COVID-19 Testing Program reporting requirements https://www.hrsa.gov/rural-health/coronavirus/frequently-asked-questions.  HRSA also reorganized existing FAQs for clarity and ease of use.  As a reminder, funded RHCs must continue to report COVID-19 tests and spending categories monthly on the Rural Health Clinic COVID-19 Reporting Portal according to the schedule below (Table 1). October data is due by November 30.

Table 1 RHC Reporting Deadlines

Monthly Data Reporting Deadline
October 2020 November 30, 2020
November 2020 December 31, 2020
December 2020 January 31, 2021
January 2021 February 28, 2021

HRSA has funded the National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC) to provide technical assistance to RHCs on the RHC COVID-19 Testing Program. As part of the cooperative agreement, NARHC developed the RHC COVID-19 Testing Report website. If you have additional questions you may email RHCcovidreporting@narhc.org.

HRSA Rural Health Clinic COVID-19 Testing Program Team