Providers Ask CMS For Interim Payments During Pandemic

By James Romoser / March 26, 2020 at 6:03 PM
Nine national hospital and physician organizations on Thursday (March 26) called on CMS to begin making periodic interim payments to providers to offset revenue losses from delayed procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ask that states do the same under Medicaid. The groups say CMS has the authority to waive the usual requirement for notice-and-comment rulemaking and start making the payments immediately. “In anticipation for the coming onslaught of both suspected and diagnosed COVID-19 cases, we’ve heard from some...

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