Washington E-Newsletter

CMS Publishes Resources to Prepare for the End of the Public Health Emergency

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed resources for a comprehensive, streamlined approach to reestablish certain health and safety standards and other financial and program requirements in preparation for the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). Most waivers and flexibilities will terminate after the PHE. CMS encourages health care providers to prepare for the eventual end of these flexibilities and to begin moving forward to reestablishing previous health and safety standards and billing practices.

Click here to read the Health Care System Resiliency fact sheet and here to read the “Creating a Roadmap for the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency” blog.