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August 06, 2020

Health Law Daily

Rural Hospitals Reportedly Concerned That CMS Will Penalize Them For Small-Business COVID-19 Relief Loans

  • August 06, 2020

Modern Healthcare (8/5, Cohrs, Subscription Publication) reports, “Rural hospitals are concerned that CMS could count forgivable small-business COVID-19 relief loans against future Medicare reimbursement.” Modern Healthcare adds rural hospitals “argue an apparent CMS policy on how they are required to report costs could effectively force them to pay back most of their forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans to the Medicare trust fund.”