In emergencies such as Hurricane Sandy, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) responds with coverage flexibilities set in place by statute, ensuring that vulnerable populations receive the care they need. A recorded CMS conference call outlining those flexibilities can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056. The conference call ID is 64389403. The recording of the call will be available until November 7, 2012.
Additional guidance on CMS coverage flexibility can be found at: www.cms.hhs.gov/emergency
Questions regarding coverage flexibility can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org