Home Health Agencies Want Medicare Regulations Relaxed Amid COVID-19

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / March 11, 2020 at 4:35 PM
CMS on Tuesday night (March 10) issued updated guidance for providers in home health settings and dialysis facilities amid COVID-19 concerns, but home health agencies want to see more regulations relaxed as they respond to the pandemic. In a letter, the home health lobby asked for relaxed conditions of participation in Medicare, more leeway in using telehealth and reduced paperwork. Similar to guidance issued last week and earlier this week , the new CMS guidance gives information on how providers...

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