As practices face mounting coronavirus (COVID-19) patient numbers, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued temporary regulation changes and waivers to reinforce the health care system.
Passed on March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, is the largest federal government investment to date in the fight against COVID-19. It includes new financial relief programs to help individuals and businesses, along with changes to medical regulations. As such, it has massive ramifications for small medical providers.
When it comes to whether or not insurance will cover telemedicine or Telehealth during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the answer is: “Most likely yes. But you need to double-check.”
Even as HHS claims it will limit its enforcement of HIPAA non-compliance penalties during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to support remote visits, multiple sources have exposed security faults in popular video conferencing platforms.
Providers and suppliers that rely on payments from Medicare can now apply for a financial boost, thanks to a new decision meant to help practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.