HFMA Comments on Issues Related to COVID-19 Coding, AAP Loan Repayment, and Medicare CoP for Data Reporting

HFMA submitted a comment letter to CMS expressing its concern about three issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Timing of Payment Recoupment for Providers Who Received Advanced or Accelerated Payments (AAP) from CMS
  • CMS’s Recent Revisions to Coverage/Payment Policy Related to the 20% Add-on Payment for Medicare Discharges When the Patient Has COVID-19
  • Changes to the Medicare Conditions of Participation Related to Hospital and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Reporting of COVID-19 Data

Download the comment letter