COVID-19 Resources

The entire team at eSolutions offers our unwavering support to the dedicated members of the healthcare community. We’d like to express our deepest gratitude for your tireless efforts in fighting the current global pandemic.

As the national healthcare industry grapples with the effects of COVID-19, we continue to be your trusted partner – effectively helping you manage your revenue cycle while your organization focuses on patient care.

We are the Medicare and revenue cycle management experts, and we are committed to doing the right thing.

Here you’ll find timely information regarding CMS updates, preparedness information, webinars and other educational opportunities for you and your team, and many other resources to help you see your organization through this unprecedented time.

CMS: What you need to know now

With so much changing – and so much at stake – it’s critical to stay updated on the latest codes, requirements and rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Here’s the latest. Bookmark this page and check back for new updates.

  • Some telehealth provisions may become permanent: CMS Administrator Seema Verma confirmed that the agency will explore telehealth services that could remain in effect after the COVID-19 public health emergency designation has lifted.
  • Nursing home toolkit: In May, CMS released a toolkit on state actions to mitigate the COVID-19 prevalence in nursing homes.
  • CMS issued another round of sweeping regulatory waivers and rule changes to deliver expanded care to the nation’s seniors and provide flexibility to the healthcare system as America reopens. For more details,
  • April 26, 2020, CMS will not accept any new applications for the Advance Payment Program, and will reevaluate all pending and new applications for Accelerated Payments in light of historical direct payments made available through HHS’s Provider Relief Fund.CMS delivered approximately $34 billion to healthcare providers through the Accelerated and Advance Payment Program in response to COVID-19. For a fact sheet outlining specifics of the emergency program and its current suspended status,
  • The federal government initiated the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which provides $100 billion in relief funds to hospitals and other healthcare providers on the front lines of the coronavirus response. For details on what this means for providers,
  • For provider-specific fact sheets on Coronavirus waivers and flexibilities,
  • CMS has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services so that beneficiaries can receive a wider range of services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. For CMS’ official telemedicine fact sheet, providers can

News, resources and key insights

Weekly Update

Each week we curate a selection of the latest news to help you stay on top of critical issues surrounding our industry. Find the Weekly News Update on COVID-19 on our blog and subscribe to have it delivered directly to your inbox each week.

Billing & coding

eSolutions has also partnered with Alpha II, a trusted leader in medical coding, billing, value-based care and revenue cycle management solutions to develop a series of webinars and FAQs on COVID-19 billing and coding updates. Those FAQs are available here. To access the free, on-demand webinars, check here.

Q&A

Melinda Gaboury, COS-C, CEO and founder of Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc.joined us for an exclusive audio Q&A focused not only on the impact of COVID-19, but also on how the crisis amplifies other major industry shifts, like the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM).

HIPAA Rules

Those who work in the healthcare industry should be aware that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s (HIPAA) rules and guidelines cannot be set aside or ignored in the case of a national health emergency. We’ve compiled helpful tips to navigate this new normal in a blog post, Working From Home During the COVID-19 Crisis: How to Keep HIPAA Rules in Place.

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