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CMS to Front Medicare Payments to Physicians for 3 Months

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 30, 2020 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is expanding a program of accelerated and advance provider payments normally used during natural disasters to supplement the cash flow of Medicare participating healthcare providers and suppliers during the COVID-19 …

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Many Surgery Centers to Serve As COVID-19 Hospitals

Many Surgery Centers to Serve As COVID-19 Hospitals

Monday, March 30, 2020 (Kaiser News) — The Trump administration cleared the way Monday to immediately use outpatient surgery centers, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, hotels and even dormitories as makeshift hospitals, health care centers or quarantine sites during the coronavirus crisis. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced it …

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Guidance on Containing Spread of COVID-19 (CMS, 2020)

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

The guideline on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection control and prevention for hospitals was released on March 4, 2020 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.[1] Hospitals should monitor the CDC website (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html) for up-to-date information and resources. Hospitals should contact their local health department if they …

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