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August 20, 2020

Health Law Daily

FAH Tells Congress Hospitals Need More Time To Repay Advanced Medicare Payments Made At The Beginning Of The Pandemic

  • August 20, 2020

The RevCycle Intelligence (8/19, LaPointe) reports, “Hospitals need more time to repay Medicare payments advanced to them as a financial safety line at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) recently told Congressional leaders.” In a letter to the leaders of Congress, the group “urged Congress to formally postpone recoupment of payments providers received under the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Programs earlier this year.”