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COVID-19 Updates and Resources

At CIPROMS, the well-being of our employees and service to our clients are top priorities. We are continuing to monitor the developments with COVID-19 so that we can act accordingly, including our recently released COVID‐19 Action Plan.

We also are monitoring the continually changing coding and billing guidelines so we can educate clients and help others in the industry stay up to date. Check back frequently for COVID-19-related updates, or visit our blog for a variety of industry updates.

HHS Earmarks $20 Billion for Third General Distribution of Provider Relief Fund

Healthcare providers affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) can now apply for additional funds through the third General Distribution allocation of the Provider Relief Fund, established and funded through two emergency spending bills, namely the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Health Care Enhancement Act.

ED Visits Save Lives, Money; COVID-19 Still Keeping Some People Away

The rising complexity and cost of emergency care has been a frequent target of policy makers and clinical leaders over the past decade, with some experts worried about the cascading effect of subsequent healthcare spending once the patient leaves the emergency department. However, new research suggests that high quality emergency care not only saves lives but also saves money, especially for Medicare beneficiaries. READ MORE

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