COVID-19 Resource Center

COVID-19 has changed present-day life as we know it. We understand how difficult it is to keep up with it all, so we created this Resource Center to help you find the information you are looking for. Here is a consolidation of key provisions, legislation, and financial resources that are available to help you, your family, and your business through the hardships being caused by COVID-19.

ACT Operations

Due to the changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, Team Members have rotating schedules in and out of the office.  ACT is open and welcomes virtual and in-person communications in accordance with each state and federal requirement.

Federal

ACT eNewsletters
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) COVID-19 Blanket Waiver Expirations (Health Care Long-Term Care) 04/28/21
COVID-19 Impact on Banking Controls, Customer Service, Delivery, and Hiring (Financial Institutions) 03/05/21
Medicare Claims Will Be Temporarily Held (Health Care) 04/01/21
American Rescue Plan Act Increases Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Limits (General) 03/18/21
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Individual Tax Provisions (Tax) 03/16/21
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Business Tax Provisions (Tax) 03/17/21
American Rescue Plan Extends Tax Credits for Sick and Family Leave (General) 03/10/21
The SBA Issues Updated PPP Loan Amount Calculation for Schedule C Borrowers (General) 02/08/21
SBA Issues Updated PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications and Updated PPP Guidance (General) 01/21/21
Provider Relief Fund Reporting Developments (Health Care) 01/15/21
New Guidance on Focused Infection Control FIC Surveys (Health Care) 1/7/21
Significant Payment Cap Changes for New Rural Health Clinics (Health Care) 1/4/21
What You Need to Know About the Second Stimulus Package (General) 12/30/20
Office of Management and Budget Issued Compliance Supplement Addendum (Health Care) 12/23/20
Financial Institutions Considerations as Congress Passes the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Financial Institutions) 12/23/20
Impact of the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020 on the Health Care Industry (Health Care) 12/22/20
Congress Passes the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (General) 12/22/20
Home Health Calendar Year 2021 Medicare Final Rule (Health Care) 12/03/20
President-Elect Joe Biden’s Proposed Tax Legislation (General) 11/23/20
Long Awaited Guidance Concerning the Timing of Tax Deduction Disallowance and PPP Loan Forgiveness (General) 11/30/20
Are You Ready to Comply with CMS Hospital Price Transparency? (Health Care) 11/30/20
SBA Issues Loan Necessity Questionnaires to Borrowers who Received PPP Loans of $2 Million or More (General) 11/02/20

Helpful Links
HHS Provider Relief Fund
Advance Payment of Employer Credits Due to COVID-19 (Form 7200)
Instructions for Form 7200
Main Street New Loan Facility (MSNLF)
Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (MSELF)
Coronavirus Tax Relief for Businesses and Tax-Exempt Entities
Department of Treasury’s info on the Paycheck Protection Program
Paycheck Protection Program Loans Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Unemployment Benefits Finder 
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
Starting Point for All Employers - Department of Labor
US Small Business Administration Loans (SBA)

State

ACT eNewsletters
Pennsylvania Provider Revalidation Requirements Will Be Reinstated Effective June 1, 2021 (PA Health Care) 03/31/21
Newest Update of Pennsylvania's Treatment of Forgiven Paycheck Protection Program Loans (PA General) 02/09/21
Pennsylvania Insurance Department Working Remotely (PA Health Care) 08/26/20
Did Your WV Nursing Facility Receive a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan? (WV Health Care) 08/04/20
Assisted Living Facilities and Personal Care Homes URGENT ACTION NEEDED (PA Health Care) 08/03/20
July 31st Application Deadlines PA Senior Protection Act and Hazard Pay Grants (PA Businesses) 07/29/20
Pennsylvania Medicaid to Collect Data for PDPM and More (PA LTC) 07/27/20
COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant (PA life sustaining occupations) 07/22/20
West Virginia CARES Act Small Business Grants (WV Businesses) 07/15/20
$225 Million Grant Program for Pennsylvania Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 (PA Businesses) 06/10/20
$225 Million Grand Program for Pennsylvania Businesses (More Detail pdf) 0612/20
Pennsylvania Passes the Senior Protection Act (Health Care) 06/03/20
Flyer All Pennsylvania Businesses Must Post (PA Businesses) 05/11/20
WV, PA & OH State & Local Tax Responses (Tax) 04/07/20
West Virginia Tax Authorities COVID-19 Response (Tax) 04/07/20
Pennsylvania Tax Authorities COVID-19 Response (Tax) 04/07/20
WV Executive Order Closing Non-Essential Businesses and Stay-at-Home Order (Tax) 03/24/20

Helpful Links
COVID-19 Safety Procedures for Businesses (pdf form for PA businesses)
Unemployment Benefits Finder (All States)
Guidance for Businesses in the Construction Industry to Reopen in PA
Apply for Pennsylvania Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
PA COVID-19 Unemployment Guide
Ohio Unemployment & CARES Act Info
Pennsylvania Filing Deadlines 
Pennsylvania Unemployment & CARES Act Info
West Virginia Unemployment & CARES Act Info
West Virginia State Tax Department
West Virginia Chamber of Commerce
West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources 
WorkForce West Virginia
West Virginia Department of Commerce

Financial Resources

ACT eNewsletters
How Health Care Providers Can Gain Control of the Financial Impact of COVID-19 (Health Care) 10/13/20
2021 Skilled Nursing Facilities Prespective Payment System CMS Proposed Rule (Health Care) 04/24/20
Accounting for Lease Concessions Related to the Effects of COVID-19 (General) 04/16/20
COVID-19 Impacts Financial Accounting Standards Boards Implementation Dates (A&A) 04/10/20
COVID-19 What Hospital CFOs are Talking About (Health Care) 04/02/20
CARES Act for Critical Access Hospitals (Health Care) 03/27/20
Medicare Service Facility Location Address Edits DELAYED (Health Care) 03/25/20
Medicare Offers COVID-19 Provider-Enrollment Relief (Health Care) 03/25/20
Revised Due Dates for CMI Reporting (Health Care) 03/20/20
CMS Delaying Implementation (Health Care) 03/20/20
Cold and Flu Season Pandemic Preparedness (Financial Institutions) 03/02/20

Helpful Links
FEMA - COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Medical Care
CMS Current Emergencies Resources
SBA Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application Form
SBA Business Loan Interim Final Rules
For Hospitals Preparing for or Dealing with COVID-19 Patients

Technology Resources

Be Careful Working from Home (IT Services) 04/03/20
ACT Technology Services is Here to Help (IT Services) 04/03/20

Webinars

Slides and Playback Videos
Provider Relief Fund Reporting Uniform Guidance (Slide Deck) 07/29/21
Video Playback Provider Relief Fund Reporting Uniform Guidance 07/29/21
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Slide Deck) 03/18/21
Video Playback American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 03/18/21
Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and Paycheck Protection Program 2.0 (PPP2) – Maximizing Both (Slide Deck) 02/12/21
Video Playback Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and Paycheck Protection Program 2.0 (PPP2) – Maximizing Both 02/12/21
Accounting & Auditing Update HFMA of PA Day 2 (Slide Deck) 01/29/21
Video Playback Accounting & Auditing Update HFMA of PA Day 2 01/29/21
Accounting & Auditing Update HFMA of PA Day 1 (Slide Deck) 01/28/21
Video Playback Accounting & Auditing Update HFMA of PA Day 1 01/28/21
Goodbye 2020 Hello 2021 Multi-Subject Webinar (Slide Deck) 01/22/21
Video Playback Goodbye 2020 Hello 2021 01/22/21
PPP2 Paycheck Protection Program 2.0 (Slide Deck) 01/19/21
Video Playback PPP2 Paycheck Protection Program 2.0 01/19/21
Accounting, Tax, and Reporting Implications Related to COVID-19 Regulations and Funding (Slide Deck) 11/11/20
Video Playback Accounting, Tax, and Reporting Implications Related to COVID-19 Regulations and Funding 11/11/20
Important Updates on COVID-19 Relief Programs (Slide Deck) 10/02/20
Video Playback Important Updates on COVID-19 Relief Programs 10/02/20
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) What You Need to Know About Loan Forgiveness (Slide Deck) 06/26/20
Video Playback Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) What You Need to Know About Loan Forgiveness 06/26/20
Tax & Accounting Impact of COVID-19 (Slide Deck) 06/25/20
Video Playback Tax & Accounting Impact of COVID-19 06/25/20
PPP Forgiveness Defined (Slide Deck) 05/21/20
Video Playback PPP Forgiveness Defined 05/21/20
ACT WVSBDC - PPP Will You Forgive Me? (Slide Deck) 05/14/20
Video Playback of ACT WVSBDC - PPP Will You Forgive Me? 05/14/20
COVID-19 Relief Programs - Next Steps (Slide Deck) 04/22/20 and 04/25/20
Video Playback of COVID-19 Relief Programs - Next Steps (General Webinar) 04/25/20
ACT CARES Act Update Webinar (Slide Deck) 04/16/20
Video Playback of ACT CARES Act Update Webinar (Video Link) 04/16/20
ACT CARES Act Webinar (Slide Deck) 04/02/20

Media Interviews

Payroll Protection Program Round 2 (WV Metro News with Brian Kassalen) April 2020
CARES Act & Payroll Protection Program (WV Metro News with Brian Kassalen) March 2020

Please note: New information related to COVID-19 comes out daily and there are still many unanswered questions. We will do our very best to keep the resources in our COVID-19 Resource Center current but with the quick pace at which changes are occurring, we cannot guarantee we will always have the final word. The resources in our COVID-19 Resource Center contain general information and may be based on authorities that are subject to change. This information is not intended and does not constitute a comprehensive assessment of all provisions, including applicability, and application thereof. The information provided is not a substitute for professional advice or services. You should consult a qualified professional advisor before taking any action.

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