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CMS Announces Sweeping Regulatory Changes to Help U.S. Healthcare System Address COVID-19

Tuesday, March 31, 2020  

CMS announced temporary actions on March 30, 2020, to empower local hospitals and healthcare systems to:

  • Increase Hospital Capacity – CMS Hospitals Without Walls;
  • Rapidly Expand the Healthcare Workforce;
  • Put Patients Over Paperwork; and
  • Further Promote Telehealth in Medicare

Click here for additional background information on the waivers and rule changes. For more information on the COVID-19 waivers and guidance, and the Interim Final Rule, please go to the CMS COVID-19 flexibilities webpage. You can find a copy of the full press release here.


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