COVID-19 Waivers: An Overview

COVID-19 Waivers: An Overview

As a result of the public health emergency caused by COVID-19, on March 30, 2020, CMS issued Blanket Waivers with respect to 18 categories of referrals and/or remuneration arrangements.

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COVID-19 for Compliance Professionals: Telemedicine

COVID-19 for Compliance Professionals: Telemedicine

Generally, Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) maintain provider networks and either limit an enrollee’s ability to obtain Medicare-covered services from out-of-network providers or charge enrollees more when they receive services from out-of-network providers.

On March 10, 2020, CMS released guidance for MAOs (as well as for Part D sponsors) regarding certain obligations as well as permitted flexibilities related to disasters and emergencies resulting from COVID-19.

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COVID-19 for Compliance Professionals: Medicare Advantage Plans

COVID-19 for Compliance Professionals: Medicare Advantage Plans

Generally, Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) maintain provider networks and either limit an enrollee’s ability to obtain Medicare-covered services from out-of-network providers or charge enrollees more when they receive services from out-of-network providers.

On March 10, 2020, CMS released guidance for MAOs (as well as for Part D sponsors) regarding certain obligations as well as permitted flexibilities related to disasters and emergencies resulting from COVID-19.

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COVID-19 for Compliance Professionals: Hospitals

COVID-19 for Compliance Professionals: Hospitals

The Health Ethics Trust is pleased to present a series of briefings addressing compliance issues related to the COVID-19 crisis. Specifically, we thought it would be useful to set out some of the recent guidance provided by CMS, OCR, and the CDC, among others, to...

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