CMS Updates COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Specific Providers
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Dialysis Facilities,
- Long Term Care,
- Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility
In response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) and under authority set out at section 1135 of the Social Security Act, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) enacted several temporary emergency declaration blanket waivers which were intended to provide health care providers with extra flexibilities required to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to CMS, while the waivers of regulatory requirements have provided flexibility in how nursing homes may operate, the…Sign Up for Free Trial