The National Emergency Eases CoPs Restrictions for Hospitals

President Trump declared a national emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This clears the way to eliminate restrictions from Conditions of Participation or other certification requirements with respect to use of hospital resources. An overview of the CMS 1135 waiver process may be found here.  Further updates will also be provided as Advis obtains more details.

If you need assistance preparing waiver requests, or if you would like to discuss emerging issues with state licensure or federal certification statuses as they develop, Advis is available throughout the weekend. Please contact us or email one of our experts, and we will respond as soon as possible. Don’t forget to subscribe to our digital mailing list for regulatory updates.

Published: March 16, 2020