CMS Revises the Advanced and Accelerated Payment Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that it is reevaluating the amounts that will be paid under its Accelerated Payment Program and suspending its Advance Payment Program to Part B suppliers effective immediately. An accelerated/advance payment is intended to provide necessary funds when there is a disruption in claims submission and/or…

CMS Launches Accelerated/Advance Payments for Medicare Providers due to COVID-19

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded the current Accelerated and Advance Payment Program for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency with the goal of extending financial hardship relief to a broader group of Part A providers and Part B suppliers. Most providers and suppliers will be able to request…