Here is a summary of recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) actions taken in response to the COVID-19 virus, as part of the ongoing White House Task Force efforts.
Final rules require access to health information, spur innovation and aim to end information blocking
Information for healthcare workforce in Hospice and Nursing Homes protects staff and vulnerable patients
Program’s benefits help patients access their provider without visiting the office
Agency urges hospital emergency departments to screen all patients for Coronavirus, and reinforces hospitals’ obligations to patients, visitors, and healthcare workers