Rural Crosswalk: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a summary of all current COVID-19-related waivers and flexibilities. The document highlights COVID-19 related provisions that CMS has issued and/or carried out during the Public Health Emergency that impact Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers , Critical Access Hospitals , Rural Acute Care Prospective Payment System Hospitals, and/or Medicare-certified Skilled Nursing Facilities.  It also describes the significance of each provision for these rural providers and facilities. Click here to view the document