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: June 26, 2020

Note: On June 26, 2020, we revised the article to add the section, “Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Benefit Period Waiver - Provider Information” and related billing instructions. 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 Special Edition (SE)20011.


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