Watch the COVID-19 Health Policy and Legislative Update webinar

On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, the AASM hosted the free webinar, COVID-19 Health Policy and Legislative Update, presented by David Introcaso, PhD, vice president of regulatory policy for the health care consulting firm Strategic Health Care. He provided an overview of the numerous COVID-19-related [...]

2021-01-18T18:25:32-06:00April 29th, 2020|COVID-19|

CMS announces relief for clinicians and facilities participating in quality payment program in response to COVID-19

On Monday, March 23, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid announced relief for clinicians, providers and facilities participating in Medicare quality reporting programs, as health care professionals battle COVID-19. This relief will include granting exceptions and extensions for upcoming reporting requirements and data submission [...]

2021-01-18T18:28:50-06:00March 27th, 2020|COVID-19|

Private payers announce coverage for testing and treatment of COVID-19

Many private payers have shared announcements regarding coverage of testing and treatment for COVID-19.  Some policies include: Waiving co-pays for COVID-19 testing Expanding scope of contracted lab partners to support access to testing Confirming that prior authorization and/or referrals will not be required for [...]

2021-01-18T18:29:47-06:00March 20th, 2020|COVID-19|