The Advis Information Repository: Facts and Updates

Published: March 16, 2020

Given the current pandemic, hospitals and health systems have an urgent and critical need to keep up with sudden regulatory change. The Advis Information Repository is our attempt to provide detail and continual guidance to clients and associates.

First and foremost, the Repository is an up to date information resource. Here you’ll find information regarding changes to Medicare and Medicaid CoPs, Infection Control Standards, changes to Billing and Enrollment, Licensing Standards, and help with FEMA Grants and Reimbursements. The information is here. Our extensive knowledge, specialized skill set, and broad experience help you in real-time to think strategically and maximize revenue flows. From regulatory and compliance issues to FEMA reimbursement consulting, the experts at Advis stand ready. We provide expert healthcare consulting services regarding COVID-19 related challenges.

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The Information Repository Table of Contents:

CARES Act:

CARES Act FAQs: 11/25/2020

CARES Phase 3 Deadline This Friday: Assistance Available: 11/3/20

Reporting Requirements for Provider Relief : 9/20/20

CARES Act Funding Overview: 5/1/20

More CARES Act Funding: Focus on Provider Hot Spots : 4/16/20

Immediate Money Available to COVID-19 Responders: CARES Act  : 3/20/20

President Trump Signs $2 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package  : 3/27/20

For Additional information please check the HHS provider relief fund page

FEMA:

FEMA September Guidance: 10/21/20

FEMA Whitepaper: Key Funding Distinctions for Hospitals: 10/19/20

FEMA Offers New Guidance on Eligible Care Costs: 5/15/20

Tips To Prepare For Your FEMA Filing: 5/12/20

FEMA Guidance Regarding COVID-19: 3/20

FEMA Announces Extended RPA Application Deadline and Streamlined Process: 3/24/20

FEMA Reimbursement Available to Private Non-Profit Hospitals. Learn How. Act Now: 3/17/20

Lessons Learned from Navigating FEMA in Collaboration with The Texas Hospital Association: 3/20

Telehealth:

CMS Expands Telehealth Services for Medicare and Medicaid: 10/21/20

Telehealth COVID-19 Impact: 7/16/20

CMS Provides Additional Telehealth Waivers & Flexibility to Providers: 4/14/20

FCC Approves COVID-19 Telehealth Program: 4/7/20

CMS Offers Written Guidance on Telehealth Coding and Procedures: 3/27/20

New From CMS: Sweeping Expansion of Telehealth Coverage for All Medicare Beneficiaries: 3/17/20

General:

National Government Services (NGS) Recap for COVID-19 Medicare Advanced and Accelerated Payments: 6/24/20

The Post-Pandemic Future of Healthcare: 6/9/20

Phase One: Resuming Elective Surgeries During An Extended Period of Crisis: 5/14/20

CMS COVID-19 Office Hours: 5/7/20

New COVID-19 Stimulus Bill: Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act: 4/22/20

New Funding Allocations Announced: 4/22/20

CMS Announces MIPS Credit for Clinicians that Report COVID-19 Clinical Data: 4/22/20

FAQs, Answers and Updates: 4/21/20

New Nursing Home Transparency Guidelines from CMS: 4/20/20

Crisis Related FAQs Answered by Advis: 4/16/20

CMS Prioritizes Survey Process Amid COVID-19 Crisis: 3/26/20

President Trump Declares National Emergency- Eases CoPs Restrictions for Hospitals: 3/16/20

Regulatory Waivers:

CMS Releases New Blanket Waivers and Interim Final Rule for Providers Countering the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: 5/5/20

Permission to Get it Done: CMS Issues Sweeping Regulatory Waivers to Promote Action: 4/1/20

New State Specific CMS 1135 Approved Waivers: 5/5/20

CMS Issues Blanket Regulatory Waivers Amidst COVID-19 Crisis: 5/16/20

340B:

HRSA Is Offering 340B Flexibility During Public Health Emergency: 3/19/20

Surveys:

Industry Survey: Battling a Blossoming Virus: 3/12/20

  • CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Strategy and Reporting Assistance
  • FEMA Funding Strategy and Filing Assistance
  • Telehealth Regulatory Guidance and Reimbursement Strategy
  • 340B Program Regulatory Flexibility Guidance and Optimization Strategy
  • Section 1135 CMS Blanket and Specific Regulatory Waivers
  • State Executive Order and Medicaid Regulatory Waivers
  • General Medicare and Medicaid Regulatory Guidance and Strategy
  • Provider Enrollment and Credentialing
  • Commercial Billing and Reimbursement Guidance
  • Pharmacy Distribution Chain Waivers
  • Operations and New Facility Development
  • Other Strategic Planning and Counseling

Advis is an industry leader in healthcare regulation, compliance and state and federal reimbursements. Advis stands ready to assist organizations with all COVID-19 related tasks and responsibilities as we navigate these challenging times together. Please visit the Advis COVID-19 Crisis Response page for more information.