CMS BREAKING NEWS - HHS Extends COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) an Additional 90 Days



The Public Health Emergency (PHE) has been renewed for an additional 90 days. The new expiration date is set for Friday, July 15th, 2022.


While CMS has shared expiration dates for certain waivers tied to the PHE, the 3-day hospitalization waiver and telehealth options are still in place, among others.


Please find the direct link to the official HHS announcement below.

https://aspr.hhs.gov/legal/PHE/Pages/COVID19-12Apr2022.aspx



Let's Get to the Point:

While CMS continues to monitor the need for ongoing COVID-related waivers, our industry is still burdened by the existing and devastating impacts of this PHE which this continuation has affirmed.