Coronavirus Update: May 28, 2020

Coronavirus update for Thursday, May 28 as of 2:30 p.m.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • CMS has updated its COVID-19 FAQs on Medicare fee-for-service billing with additional or revised answers to the following sections:
    • Expansion of Virtual Communication Services for FQHCs/RHCs – questions 11-23
    • Medicare Telehealth (please note that these FAQs do not include flexibilities that might be exercised under the CARES act) – questions 23-33
    • General Billing Requirements – questions 2 and 3
    • Diagnosis Coding under International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) – question 1
    • Chronic Care Management Services – question 1
    • Outpatient Therapy Services – questions 1-3

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food and Drug Administration

Federal Funding Opportunities for Hospitals

  • NASH has prepared a document that collects and presents in one place the various new federal funding opportunities for hospital resulting from legislation addressing the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Find that document here.

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