CMS To Pay Providers To Ask Suspected COVID-19 Patients To Isolate

By Michelle M. Stein / July 30, 2020 at 4:06 PM
CMS, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on Thursday (July 30) announced Medicare and Medicaid will pay providers to ask that beneficiaries self-isolate as they await results of COVID-19 tests, as the agency says doing so could help cut down on additional disease transmission. “Models show that when those tested for COVID-19 are placed in isolation immediately, while waiting for test result or onset of symptoms, additional disease transmission in the community may be reduced. By having...

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