SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #189: COVID-19 Nursing Home Reporting Portal Updated
There are updates to the COVID-19 Testing: Nursing Home Reporting Portal where reimbursement requests for CARES Act funding under Secretarial Orders No. 2 and No. 4 were submitted. The portal has been updated with an enhanced view of Financial and Testing submissions for participating providers.
Facility points of contact/submitters have access to retrieve historical information for their own reconciliation purposes. Please note that submissions for CARES Act funding concluded on June 14, 2021. All submissions occurring after this date were not accepted or processed for reimbursement.
Steps to retrieve historical information:
- On the COVID-19: Nursing Home Reporting Landing Page, the user may search for a specific case submission using the search bar.
- To view a complete history of testing and financial submissions, users may click on "facility's submission history" within the informational paragraph on the landing page.
The following bulletins can be referenced for detail regarding the CARES Act Reporting and Reimbursement program:
SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #146: Update on CARES Act-Funded Payments to Nursing Facility Providers and Availability of Extension Funding: Updates and extends NC Medicaid’s reimbursement for allowable COVID-19 testing of nursing facility staff and healthcare personnel currently established under Secretarial Orders No. 2 and No. 4. It also updates the original end date communication under Special Bulletin COVID-19 #129 Reporting Requirements and Financial Support to Nursing Homes under Secretarial Order No. 2.
SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #157: Final Reconciliation of Nursing Home Staff Testing Payments Authorized Under Secretarial Orders 2 and 4: NC Medicaid initiated its final phase of reconciling projected versus actual testing cost submission activity for nursing home staff testing payments authorized under Secretarial Orders 2 and 4 on March 1, 2021.
SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #164: Update on CARES Act-funded Payments to Nursing Facility Providers for Staff Testing Costs: Provides an update on the final reconciliation activity related to nursing facility staff COVID-19 testing payments authorized under Secretarial Orders No. 2 and No. 4. This bulletin should be reviewed in conjunction with Special Bulletin COVID-19 #146 Update on CARES Act-Funded Payments to Nursing Facility Providers and Availability of Extension Funding and Special Bulletin COVID-19 #129 Reporting Requirements and Financial Support to Nursing Homes under Secretarial Order No. 2.
SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #166: NC Medicaid to Sunset CARES Act Funding Support for Nursing Facility Staff Testing Costs: NC Medicaid sunset its CARES Act funded reimbursement of nursing facility staff COVID-19 testing in June 2021. This bulletin provides an update on processing timelines for previously submitted cases and provides additional guidance for final payments under this initiative.