New Rural Resource Highlights Federal COVID-19 Policies

Aug. 21, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a Rural Crosswalk resource highlighting COVID-19 related policies carried out during the Public Health Emergency. Policies listed in the crosswalk include federal waivers and flexibilities that impact rural prospective payment system hospitals, critical access hospitals, rural health clinics, federally qualified health centers, and/or Medicare-certified skilled nursing facilities. Additional information from CMS for rural providers is available here.