CMS: COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

On March 16, 2020, the Trump Administration announced aggressive actions and regulatory flexibilities to help health care providers and states respond to and contain the spread of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking several actions following President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency due to COVID-19 earlier today.

A press release outlining CMS announcement can be found here:

A fact sheet outlining these actions can be found here: