The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has allowed states to temporarily waive and/or suspend some of the requirements for providers who wish to temporarily enroll in fee-for-service (FFS) Medicaid for the purpose of assisting with the COVID-19 public health emergency. More information is here.
Archive for April, 2020
The effective date for COVID-19-related disaster emergency relief issued by the NYS Office of Mental Health is March 7, 2020, the date of the state’s declaration of a disaster emergency. All telemental health guidance and program guidance listed below may be operationalized retroactive to March 7. More information is here.
The NYS Department of Health has issued Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) guidance pertaining to non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) providers in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Download it here. This guidance is posted on the COVID-19 Guidance for Medicaid Providers webpage, which is updated regularly here.