CMS Offers Wide-Ranging Flexibility To Medicare Providers

By Michelle M. Stein / March 30, 2020 at 11:40 PM
CMS is offering wide-ranging Medicare flexibility for dialysis and ambulance providers as well as oversight audits, and has made it easier for beneficiaries to access respiratory devices like ventilators amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Medicare will now cover respiratory-related device and equipment for any medical reasons determined by providers during the pandemic. While much of the flexibility is granted to hospitals and is aimed at increasing the use of telehealth, CMS also put temporary changes in place for other sectors. But...

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