HHS Report Touts Long COVID Plan, But CMS Vague On Medicare Spike

By Bridget Early / November 22, 2022 at 1:35 PM
HHS’ new report on long COVID outlines strategies for managing the disease that impacts between 7.7 million and 23 million Americans -- and keeps roughly 1 million people out of the workforce at any given time -- but CMS has danced around questions on how it plans to handle a potential surge of people who are eligible for Medicare as a result of disability. In a new report on long COVID, HHS says anywhere between 5% and 30% of people...

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