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Medicare Change Allows Pharmacies To Run COVID-19 Tests More Easily

  • May 12, 2020

Bloomberg Law (5/11, Subscription Publication) reports that “pharmacies and other suppliers can bill Medicare for running Covid-19 tests in a temporary move by the nation’s largest payer to ramp up testing.” CMS “has released a document detailing how pharmacies and other suppliers can apply for waivers that will let them temporarily enroll as independent clinical diagnostic laboratories, which are regulated by the agency.”