(August 28 – September 3, 2020)

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HHS COVID-19 Workforce Virtual Toolkit

The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) updated its COVID-19 Workforce Virtual Toolkit. The Toolkit provides resources and tools for healthcare decision-makers currently facing workforce challenges as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Among other things, the Toolkit offers resources that address COVID-19 federal regulatory and funding flexibilities, workforce surge planning, scope of practice expansions, and healthcare workforce training.

CMS Updates COVID-19 FAQ on Medicare Fee-for-Service Billing

CMS has updated an FAQ document on its website that addresses Medicare Fee-for-Service billing.  The latest update provides guidance on how providers may report Provider Relief Fund payments on Medicare Costs Reports. The FAQ can be located here.