The following information is current as of April 28, 2020:
Through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the federal government has made funding available to reimburse providers for COVID-19 testing and treatment, regardless of insurance status. Providers can seek reimbursement for COVID-19 testing and testing-related visits, as well as treatment for uninsured individuals with a COVID-19 diagnosis, for dates of service on or after February 4, 2020.
How it works: Providers enroll in the program and submit claims for reimbursement electronically. Providers will be reimbursed generally at Medicare rates based on the Medicare fee schedule. Testing and testing-related visits are eligible for reimbursement for all uninsured patients. Treatment costs are eligible for reimbursement only if the patient tests positive for COVID-19.
For each claim, providers must attest that:
Covered services include:
How to enroll: Click here.
Once enrolled: Begin submitting patient information on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.
Visit the program page for more information.