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The End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

April 14, 2023

Insights for What's Ahead 

In 2020, the President declared a Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19, which permitted the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to issue over 100 waivers of regulations affecting any health care facility that receives Medicare or Medicaid funding. Many of these waivers were matched by private insurers, extending their reach. Now, the President has announced that the PHE will end on May 11. With most of the waivers set to end, health care providers will have to adapt to the new reality.

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