September 6, 2017

CMS grants exceptions for quality reporting to ASCs in Harvey’s path

By: Judy Mathias
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Editor’s Notes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will grant exceptions for quality reporting requirements for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) located in the path of Hurricane Harvey, the September 1 ASCA News reports.

ASCs in affected counties and parishes in Texas and Louisiana will get exceptions without having to submit an extraordinary circumstances exception request.

Due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey , the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will grant exceptions for Medicare quality reporting requirements to ASCs located in areas affected by the storm.

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