CMS Updates Guidance for Federally Qualified Health Centers

Published: 11/23/2022

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Rural Health Clinics

The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated its MLN Matters Booklet for Federally Qualified Health Centers.

Updates from CMS include the following:

  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) get payment for hospice attending physician services when provided by specific providers. Attending physician services can take place at the patient’s home, a Medicare-certified hospice freestanding facility, skilled nursing facility (SNF), or hospital.

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