Here is a summary of recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) actions taken in response to the COVID-19 virus, as part of the ongoing White House Task Force efforts.
Agency urges hospital emergency departments to screen all patients for Coronavirus, and reinforces hospitals’ obligations to patients, visitors, and healthcare workers
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
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) for healthcare providers regarding Medicare