HHS Issues Additional Guidance on Qualifications for CARES Act Funding

8 May 2020
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Key takeaways

  • HHS released updated guidance on the $50 billion in CARES Act funding being distributed to Medicare providers. The guidance emphasizes that the distributed funds must be used only to cover expenses and lost revenues related to COVID-19.
  • HHS also provided additional information on the required commitment not to balance bill any out-of-network presumptive or actual COVID-19 patient.
  • Providers should carefully document their compliance with all terms and conditions.