Coronavirus: Sharing the latest news & resources

As cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to spread, we are working with national and local agencies to ensure you receive the most up-to-date guidance.

Updated: 4/6/20 10:00AM

Expanded Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries

April 6, 2020New Video Available on Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services: The video provides answers to common questions about the Medicare telehealth services benefit.

April 6, 2020Guidance for Processing Attestations from Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) Temporarily Enrolling as Hospitals during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: As part of the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers, CMS is allowing Medicare-enrolled ASCs to temporarily enroll as hospitals and to provide hospital services to help address the urgent need to increase hospital capacity to take care of patients.

March 17, 2020 The federal government announced expanded Medicare telehealth coverage that will enable beneficiaries to receive a wider range of healthcare services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. Read the press release, frequently asked questions, and fact sheet.

Webinar: COVID-19 Guidance for HR Professionals

Thur, Apr 9, 2020 8:15-9:45AM EDT Register to learn about Unemployment, TDI & TCI Benefits and the intersection with the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the CARES Act.

Webinar: Primary Care’s Role in Responding to COVID-19

Wed, Apr 15, 2020 2-3:00 PM EDT Register to learn about the coronavirus outbreak, its impact on practices and patients, and how primary care is responding.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

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