ABSTRACT

Interim Final Rule (IFC), CMS-3401-IFC; Requirements and Enforcement Process for Reporting of COVID-19 Data Elements for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals   [open pdf - 191KB]

From the Memorandum Summary: "[1] CMS [Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services] is committed to taking continuing to take critical steps to ensure America's healthcare facilities are prepared to respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (PHE). [2] On September 2, 2020, an interim final rule with comment period (IFC) went on display in the Federal Register. [3] CMS has released new regulatory requirements for all hospitals and critical access hospitals hospital (CAHs) at §42 CFR 482.42(e) and 485.640(d), respectively to report information in accordance with a frequency and in a standardized format as specified by the Secretary during the PHE for COVID-19. [4] Failure to report the specified data needed to support broader surveillance of COVID-19 may lead to the imposition of the remedy to terminate a provider's participation from the Medicare and Medicaid programs."

Report Number:
Ref No. QSO-21-03-Hospitals/CAHs
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Date:
2020-10-06
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Public Domain
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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: https://www.cms.gov/
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pdf
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