Waivers

Information on temporary Medicare waivers under COVID-19
Medicare Telehealth Billing During COVID-19

Under the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is allowing Medicare billing for telehealth and telephone encounters. This document is a summary of CMS guidance. Updated May 12, 2020.

How to Use: Temporary Medicare Waivers under COVID-19 Emergency

CAPC summary of COVID-19 waiver implications for palliative care teams.

Temporary Waivers and Rules Relaxation: CMS Overview

Graphic from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on rule changes allowing for more flexible response to COVID-19.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 Waiver Guidance

CMS info on COVID-19 waivers and emergency measures.