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COVID-19: CMS Provides Quality Reporting Program Relief

March 26, 2020

In response to COVID-19, CMS has announced relief from reporting requirements for clinicians, providers, and facilities participating in Medicare quality reporting programs. CMS is providing this relief in order to free providers and their staff to focus on caring for patients during the COVID-19 outbreak.

To summarize the changes to Medicare quality reporting programs, CMS has provided the following tables:

For a complete overview of the CMS response to COVID-19, review the CMS “Current emergencies” webpage.

If you have any questions regarding appropriate responses to COVID-19, please do not hesitate to contact any member of our Health Law Practice Group. For additional updates and guidance on responding to COVID-19 check our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

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