Verma: CMS Weighs What Reg Relief Could Extend Beyond COVID-19

By Michelle M. Stein / April 15, 2020 at 6:39 PM
CMS Administrator Seema Verma on Wednesday (April 15) indicated that not every regulation waived to help the health sector tackle COVID-19 might go back into place at the end of the public health emergency, and she specifically praised the new flexibility that telehealth has given beneficiaries. CMS has made sweeping regulatory changes to ease telehealth restrictions in Medicare, expand provider workforces and ease access to a number of services during the COVID-19 emergency. Durable medical equipment providers, for example, have...

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