- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 Homepage
- CMS COVID-19 Healthcare Community Call Recordings/Transcripts
- CMS Disaster Response Toolkit and Guidance for Section 1135 Emergency Waivers
March 26, 2020 - FMAP Update: Guidance on COVID-19 Increase; FY 2022 FMAP Projections
Agency News and Guidance
March 24, 2020 - CMS Posts Guidance on Increased FMAP
March 23, 2020 - CMS Updates Nursing Home Guidance
CMS provided details to State Survey Agency Directors on a new inspection process that focuses only on complaint inspections, targeted control inspections, and self-assessments.
March 22, 2020 - CMS Releases Guidance on New Section 1115 Medicaid Demonstration
The new demonstrations provide states flexibility when enrolling and serving beneficiaries, including ensuring the elderly or those with disabilities can be served in their homes.
March 22, 2020 - CMS Issues Checklists and Tools for Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
The information is intended to make it easier for states to receive federal waivers and implement flexibilities.
March 18, 2020 - CMS Posts COVID-19 FAQs for Medicaid and CHIP
March 17, 2020 - CMS Sends Guidance to PACE Organizations
The guidance provides information on policies and standard procedures for Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations.
March 17, 2020 - CMS Issues Medicaid Telehealth Guidance
This guidance outlines options for paying Medicaid providers that use telehealth technology to deliver services.
March 10, 2020 - CMS Suspends Non-Emergency State Survey Inspections
March 9, 2020 - CMS Releases Guidance on Coronavirus Testing
The memorandum provides guidance on patient screening, treatment, and transfer requirements to hospitals with emergency departments. A fact sheet is available here.
March 5, 2020 - CMS Releases Fact Sheet on Medicaid and CHIP Coverage and Benefits Related to Coronavirus
Updated March 24, 2020