CMS offers quality reporting relief as providers battle COVID-19

As the coronavirus disaster deepens, the Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Providers is extending aid for health care providers collaborating in Medicare top quality reporting systems, such as the 1.two million clinicians in the High quality Payment System.

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Specially, CMS reported it will grant exceptions from reporting specifications and extensions for clinicians and providers collaborating in Medicare top quality reporting systems with respect to forthcoming evaluate-reporting and information-submission for those systems.

The company is also employing further serious and uncontrollable instances policy exceptions and extensions for forthcoming evaluate-reporting and information-submission deadlines for the pursuing systems:

  • Merit-dependent Incentive
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Efforts to Battle Coronavirus Escalate Around the Globe

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases globally exceeded 105,000 on Sunday, as infections spread to new parts of the U.S. and Italy quarantined some 17 million people in an attempt to get a handle on the epidemic.

Connecticut, Missouri, Washington, D.C., and Vermont announced their first cases over the weekend. The virus is now in well over half of U.S. states, with nearly 540 confirmed cases and a total of 21 deaths, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of Sunday afternoon.

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Turkish Troop Losses Mount in Battle for Syria’s Last Rebel Stronghold

REYHANLI, Turkey—At minimum 29 Turkish troopers have been killed in northwestern Syria on Thursday, Turkish officials mentioned, plunging Turkey deeper into the war there, as a Russian-backed Syrian armed forces offensive sought to reclaim the past rebel stronghold.

The troopers have been killed by Syrian routine forces, according to the governor of Turkey’s Hatay province, which borders Syria. Turkish officials mentioned one more 36 have been wounded.


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