Payment Management System
Program Support Center

Federal Financial Report (FFR) Updates

In support of the federal government's effort to reduce administrative burden for both the federal government and the federal financial assistance recipient community outlined in the Data Act Pilot, President’s agenda Cap Goal 8 and OMB memorandum 18-24 , HHS is implementing the submission of SF-425- Federal Financial Report (FFR) in the Payment Management System (PMS).

ACL, ASPR, and OIG

Effective October 1, 2019, for all new awards issued in FY 2020, grant recipients that receive funding from Administration of Community Living (ACL), Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and Office of Inspector General (OIG) will be submitting the FFR in the Payment Management System (PMS) to reduce burden by eliminating the need to report duplicative information across multiple reporting sources and instead allow grant recipients to report/certify expenditure data once through a single entry point. For awards issued prior to FY2020, grant recipients shall submit the FFR’s based on the pervious requirements set forth by the agency.

CMS

Effective October 1, 2019, for all new awards issued in FY 2019 for the Support of Ombudsman and Beneficiary Counseling Program, State Innovation Waiver Program and Connecting Kids to Coverage- Healthy Kids 2019, grant recipients that receive funding from Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) will be submitting the FFR in the Payment Management System (PMS) to reduce burden by eliminating the need to report duplicative information across multiple reporting sources and instead allow grant recipients to report/certify expenditure data once through a single entry point.