Member News Alert April 19, 2021: Gov. Beshear Rescinds Previous Requirements for Healthcare Facilities
On Monday, Gov. Beshear rescinded Executive Order 2020-215, which outlined requirements for healthcare facilities during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The order has been replaced with new Healthy at Work documents, available here.
Medicare FFS Claims: 2% Payment Adjustment (Sequestration) Suspended Through December
An Act to Prevent Across-the-Board Direct Spending Cuts, and for Other Purposes, signed into law on April 14, 2021, extends the 2% sequester reduction suspension period to December 31, 2021. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has instructed the Medicare Administrative Contractors to automatically release any previously held claims with dates of service on or after April 1 and reprocesses any claims paid with the reduction applied. Providers do not need to take any action.