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.

Additional Background of Regulatory Changes to Help with COVID-19 Patient Surge

For a list of CMS announcements as they pertain to the BPCI-A program and COVID-19, click here. 

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