New Waivers for IPPS Hospitals, LTCHs, and IRFs due to Provisions of the CARES Act

MLN Matters Number: SE20015
Article Release Date: September 11, 2020

Note: CMS revised this article to add guidance on how providers notify their MAC when there is no evidence of a positive laboratory test documented in the patient’s medical record. All other information is unchanged.

SE 20015 describes certain provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that relate to Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) hospitals, Long-Term Care Hospitals (LTCHs), and Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs). These provisions are Sections 3710 and 3711 of the CARES Act.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (SE)20015.


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