COVID-19 Related Funding and Beyond (RIHCA Dedicated Course)

This is a private course developed for the Rhode Island Health Center Association (RIHCA) and its membership.

Members: please contact Melissa Campbell for the access code. Once registered, you will have unlimited access to this course and the related materials through November 21, 2021.

Session 1: Laying the Foundation

This session will include,

  • Grant as a contract
  • Scope of work, time and effort, inventory, and federal interests
  • Cash drawdowns

Session 2: Funding

The session will include,

  • Major topics and risk areas in pandemic grant management and reporting
  • Compliance with terms and conditions of COVID-19 related funding
  • Elements of a well-developed cost allocation plan
  • Best practices for documentation
  • Coordinating the array of health center funding

Session 3: Auditing

This session will include,
  • Creating a proper audit trail
  • Avoiding audit pitfalls and findings
  • Lost revenue and cost reimbursement concepts including retaining PRF funds
  • Conflict of interests, COVID-19 procurement and beyond
Course summary
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SessionsDate & Time
Laying the Foundation
  • Grants as contracts, what that means and why the Supreme Court keeps saying that!
    • Will review this concept in light of all the new grant funding from CARES Act and ARP Act
  • Key Concepts in the Uniform Guidance
    • Scope of Project and Budget Flexibility
    • Carryover Balances and No-cost Extensions
    • Federal Interest
    • Cash drawdown requirements
  • Program Income and why Section 330 is different
1 pm ET
Funding Requirements
  • Procurement and Sub-recipient
  • Elements of a well-developed cost allocation plan
  • Time and Effort
  • G&A and Indirect Cost Rate Agreements including de minimis rate
  • HRSA Conflict of Interest Requirements
1 pm ET
  • Creating a proper audit trail
  • Making adjusting journal entries to get it right
  • Avoiding audit pitfalls and findings
  • Provider Relief Fund
    • Lost revenue and
    • Allowable Cost
  • Single Audit Hijinx
    • What will be on your next SEFA?
    • Extensions, PRF, 2021 Compliance Supplement
12 pm ET



This live, interactive training will take place in FTLF's Virtual Classroom, hosted by Zoom.  Should you have any technical questions or would like more information, please contact us at or 1-855-200-3822.


Serving as Managing Partner of the firm since 2003, and a member of the Health Law and Federal Grants practices since 1992, Ted is a national authority in the area of federal grants, particularly in the health and community service spheres. He advises clients on all aspects of program requirements, including issues such as cost-based reimbursement, governance, grant administration, cost reporting, and administrative issues and routinely handles challenging issues such as government audits, internal investigations, and litigation. Ted's priority is to help each organization carry out its mission by offering practical, down-to-earth counsel and to ensure that legal challenges do not distract from that focus. [Full Bio]

Participants can earn up to 3.00 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications per session.


  • Prerequisites: None
  • Target Audience: 
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website (formerly

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This is a private course developed for the Rhode Island Health Center Association (RIHCA) as a benefit to their membership.

Members: Please contact Melissa Campbell for the access code.

Registration Instructions

Once you have registered, you can re-access the materials at any time through November 21, 2021 by clicking “My Account” in the upper right hand corner of the page or by clicking the “My Training” tab (found at the top of any page on and clicking on course title.

If you encounter problems or have questions contact us.

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