May 8, 2020
CMS Provides New Flexibilities to Providers
CMS recently released new waivers for health providers to better serve patients during the pandemic. These waivers apply nationwide and are, generally, retroactive to March 1, 2020. An interim final rule released last week unpacks these provisions and provides additional flexibilities for certain providers. The rule focuses on expanding access to care through telehealth and reducing regulatory burden across the care continuum. It also institutes new reporting requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities.
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