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You’ll find immediate opportunity to provide virtual visits to patients enrolled in Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans as CMS seeks to facilitate screening and treatment of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.
Look for alternatives to test referrals for COVID-19, and don’t delay treatment if the government is late in making plans. You may, however, want to hold your bills until payment streams become clear.
Changes in the plan to offer relief to workers affected by the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19 have come fast and furious, but the House and Senate appear to have settled on revisions that mean at least some employers will have to provide paid leave to at least some employees.
As the novel coronavirus remains a threat across the globe, health care organizations should brush up on procedures for handling and sharing protected health information (PHI) during the outbreak of an infectious disease. 
On March 17, public health statistics confirmed what has appeared inevitable since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out earlier this year: The U.S. has confirmed coronavirus cases in all 50 states.


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