Key COVID-19 Resources for SNF Therapy Professionals
The resources below have been compiled from CMS.gov specific to the COVID-19 changes impacting SNF therapists.
Please submit any specific questions related to the information to our Just Ask Q&A Forum.
YOU CAN ASK CMS ANY QUESTIONS BY SENDING EMAILS TO: [email protected]
Temporary Regulations Related to COVID-19
The 1135 Waiver is still in place at this time. The PHE declaration was renewed on 1/14/22 and will be in effect another 90 days, until April 15th.
The need for the use of the waivers should be related to the effect of COVID-19 on your area.
UPDATED COVID-19 REGULATIONS FOR SNF
2022 Telehealth Part B Updated Rules
The PFS Final Rule contained information regarding Telehealth and Virtual Services temporarily provided by therapists for the Public Health Emergency. Read the details HERE
This graphic outlines Virtual Services for PT, OT and Speech Part B for the PHE duration.
Benefit Period Waiver “SE200 was updated with new info for SNF Billing for the Qualifying Hospital Stay and 60 Day Benefit Period. (Last updated 11/9)
COVID-19 Medicare Part A and Part B Resources from Waiver 1135
- Additional Important Waiver Resources
Telehealth and E-Visit Resources
Additional HIPAA Resources for Telehealth
This is where all CMS documents and updated information is located
Information on this CMS page specific to SNF Therapists can be found in the links below: