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