Medicare announces quality reporting exceptions for CA wildfires

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is granting exceptions under certain Medicare quality reporting and value-based purchasing programs to hospitals and other health care facilities in certain counties affected by the wildfires in Northern California. Providers outside of those counties may request an exception to the reporting requirements using the applicable extraordinary circumstances exception procedure. For more information, see the CMS notice.

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: quality, Medicare, disaster readiness, preparedness

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