Yes. According to the December 11, 2020 Federal Register and the U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents website, suspended payments count toward Direct Loan and Federal Perkins Loan rehabilitation under 34 CFR 685.211(f) and 674.39(a). According to guidance NASFAA has received from ED, each month's suspended payment counts as if the borrower made an actual payment towards rehabilitating the loan.
Note that loan rehabilitation is not the same as making satisfactory repayment arrangements to clear a defaulted loan. See AskRegs Knowledgebase Q&A, Will Loan Payments Suspended Due To Coronavirus Count Toward Satisfactory Repayment Arrangements?
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