CMS Announces COVID-19 Related Adjustments for Innovation Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a fact sheet describing adjustments that have been made or that CMS will be making to certain CMS Innovation Center Models to address the COVID-19 public health emergency. On the topic of telehealth, one adjustment allows Independence at Home model practices to utilize telehealth to meet quality metric requirements for two (of the six required) measures. Models addressed in the fact sheet may also include rural providers. Read more here.