QSO Memo 20-24 Guidance for Processing Attestation Statements from Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) Temporarily Enrolling as Hospitals during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Key points: CMS waivers adopted under the 1135 emergency waiver authority create additional flexibilities to allow enrolled ASCs to temporarily enroll as hospitals and to provide hospital services to help address the urgent need to care for patients. This memorandum outlines the steps for processing attestations and certification kits for existing Medicare certified ASCs that…

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