COVID-19 Update: Hospitals Receive Extension to Medicare GME Affiliation Agreements
|May 25, 2021 |
On Monday, May 24, 2021, CMS updated its COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers to include yet another extension due to the Public Health Emergency (PHE). CMS has provided flexibility to teaching hospitals and has stated that it is extending the submission deadline for both new Medicare GME affiliation agreements and amendments to existing Medicare GME affiliation agreements to January 1, 2022.
The official announcement can be found on page 8 of the following link: https://www.cms.gov/files/document/covid-19-emergency-declaration-waivers.pdf