Subject: COVID-19 Emergency Declaration
Today, the Trump Administration announced aggressive actions and regulatory flexibilities to help healthcare providers and states respond to and contain the spread of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking several actions following President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency due to COVID-19 earlier today.
A press release outlining CMS announcement can be found here: https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/cms-takes-action-nationwide-aggressively-respond-coronavirus-national-emergency
A fact sheet outlining these actions can be found here: https://www.cms.gov/files/document/covid19-emergency-declaration-health-care-providers-fact-sheet.pdf