In a press release on 3/30/20, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provided additional background information on regulatory changes, including new rules and waivers, enacted to help combat ongoing COVID-19 patient surges. The additional background includes info on the following:
- Increase Hospital Capacity – CMS Hospitals Without Walls
- Rapidly Expand the Healthcare Workforce
- Put Patients Over Paperwork
- Further Promote Telehealth In Medicare
We encourage you to click on the link below to access the full article, which will provide an in-depth look at around the changes and their background.
For a list of CMS announcements as they pertain to the BPCI-A program and COVID-19, click here.