(Washington, DC) The Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) today published the Provider Stabilization and Beneficiary Access Grant which provides funds to eligible providers affected by the dissolution of Chartered Health Plan, Inc. (CHP). The grants are for undisputed unpaid claims for services rendered to beneficiaries of the DC Medicaid and DC Health Care Alliance program between November 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013.
Interested applicants may obtain a copy of the application packet from the DHCF website at www.dhcf.dc.gov or may contact the Office of the Chief Operating Officer at DHCF by calling (202) 442-9533. All completed grant application packets must be submitted to the DHCF Office of the Chief Operating Officer no later than 5.00 pm on August 16, 2013.
To be eligible, a provider must:
• Have provided services to the DC Medicaid and DC Health Care Alliance beneficiaries pursuant to a network agreement with CHP ; and
• Demonstrate financial hardship based on the existence of undisputed unpaid claims for services rendered between November 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013.
DHCF will review all applications and make award decisions. All applicants will be notified of their status. A Notice of Grant Award (NOGA) will be sent to successful applicants.
Eligible providers are asked to go to www.dhcf.dc.gov to download the grant application forms and to receive instructions for completing the application process.