As temperatures continue to climb across the globe, the impact of extreme heat on public health is becoming a crucial concern.
The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency is to end on May 11, 2023. The ending of the Public Health Emergency may impact an individual’s coverage of COVID-19 tests.
Check out this important update From Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires that all Medicaid providers are recredentialed, a process also referred to as reverification. Since March 2020, CMS has allowed for the suspension of reverification due to the Public Health Emergency (PHE) brought on by COVID-19.
The Secretary of Health and Human Services has declared and extended a public health emergency (PHE) related to the COVID-19 pandemic since January 27, 2020.
- The secretary must issue a PHE renewal every 90 days
- Many waivers and policy implementation dates are tied to the expiration of the COVID-19 PHE.
- HHS has reiterated its intent to provide states with a 60-day notice prior to the expiration of the PHE