CMS Expands Accelerated and Advance Payment Program to Assist Providers

April 1, 2020 | Margarita Christoforou | COVID-19 | Hospitals | Legislation and Public Policy | Medicare and Medicaid | Nursing Homes

As healthcare providers continue to fight the coronavirus outbreak, many practices are suffering major disruptions due to the cancellation of elective surgeries and office visits, among other things. In an effort to lessen the financial hardships facing these providers, on March 28 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an expansion of its accelerated and advance payment program for Medicare participating healthcare providers and suppliers. A discussion of the expanded program may be found here.

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