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COVID-19 in Healthcare Relief Grants

Last updated on 5/16/2022

Senate Bill (SB) 8, 87th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, 2021, appropriates funding for the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to issue awards to support Texas healthcare providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. These awards include funding for Rural Hospitals, Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), home health agencies (HHA), Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities or related conditions (ICFs/IID), and providers of Community Attendant Services.

HHSC has published new information regarding the COVID-19 in Healthcare Relief Grants for the competitive award processes (“TIER 2”) here. HHSC encourages prospective Request for Application (RFA) applicants to review this information outlining general eligibility criteria, RFA application requirements, and anticipated solicitation posting dates for each of the respective RFAs.

Eligible applicants should rely on the final information published in each RFA Solicitation. Each RFA may have additional or different information than what is provided on the website.