Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) Response to the Public Health Emergency on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Revised

MLN Matters Number: SE20011 Revised
Article Release Date: August 26, 2020

Note: CMS revised the article to add information about the HCPCS codes for OPPS, RHC, FQHC, and CAH billers in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Waives Coinsurance and Deductibles for Additional COVID-19 Related Services section. All other information remains the same.

The Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services declared a public health emergency (PHE) in the entire United States on January 31, 2020. On March 13, 2020 Secretary Azar authorized waivers and modifications under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act (the Act), retroactive to March 1, 2020.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (SE)20011.

 

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