CMS Sends More Detailed Guidance to Providers about COVID-19

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took action to protect the health and safety of our nation’s patients and providers in the wake of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This includes clear, actionable information on the screening, treatment, and transfer procedures to follow when interacting with patients. CMS:


Help the White House Coronavirus Task Force spread the word on keeping workplaces, homes, schools, or commercial establishments safe. Please distribute these documents widely as we work together on this important issue:


Visit the Coronavirus Disease 2019 website for updated information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


This guidance, and earlier CMS actions in response to the COVID-19 virus, are part of the ongoing White House Task Force efforts. To keep up to date, visit the CMS Current Emergencies website.