31 Aug CMS Helping Texas and Louisiana CAHs with Hurricane Harvey Recovery
On Thursday, August 30th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced they will waive of certain requirements for hospitals providing care in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Regarding Critical Access Hospitals, “CMS waives the requirements limiting the number of patient beds to 25, and allows for length of stays beyond the capped 96-hour time period.”
CMS has a webpage dedicated to providing further information regarding Hurricane Harvey.
If you have any questions regarding the 1135 waiver process or any other questions regarding CMS’ actions please do not hesitate to contact the CAH Coalition.Read Full Article