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August 27, 2020

Health Law Daily

CMS To Require Positive Coronavirus Test Results From Hospitals For Medicare’s 20% Add-On Payment

  • August 27, 2020

Modern Healthcare (8/26, Bannow, Subscription Publication) reports beginning next week, CMS will require “hospitals have positive COVID-19 laboratory tests in patients’ records to qualify for Medicare’s 20% add-on payment.” The agency said the new rule aims to address “potential Medicare program integrity risks.”