Hospitals Demand CMS Pull Back Required COVID-19 Data Reporting

By Michelle M. Stein / August 25, 2020 at 8:10 PM
The American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals called on CMS to immediately reverse its plan to potentially remove hospitals from Medicare and Medicaid if they don’t report COVID-19 data to HHS, with AHA calling the changes to hospital conditions of participation unveiled on Tuesday (Aug. 25) disturbing and heavy-handed. CMS also said labs must report COVID-19 data and made numerous other regulatory changes related to the pandemic. The emergency regulations, which take the form of an interim...

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