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Coronavirus Resources

This page collects some of the COVID-19-related federal laws, regulations and guidance that is most relevant to Eyman Associates’ clients and friends. Please feel free to reach out to any of our team members to help you navigate these complex policies during this unprecedented emergency.


Legislation


Pre-existing statutes

  • Social Security Act Section 1135: Federal waiver authority during periods of declared public health emergencies


Guidance

  • CMS Resource page on Section 1135 Waivers (March 2020)
  • CMS Guidance on Enhanced Medicaid FMAP (federal matching rate) during an Emergency Declaration (March 18, 2020)
  • HRSA FAQs on COVID-19 and 340B (March 2020)
  • DOL Guidance on application of paid sick leave and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Act application to health care providers, including public providers (March 2020)
  • EMTALA Requirements related to Coronavirus (March 9, 2020)
  • CMS FAQs for State Medicaid Agencies (May 5, 2020)
  • Expansion of Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Program (March 2020)
  • Blanket waivers for providers to increase capacity, expand workforce, reduce paperwork, further promote telehealth (March 30, 2020)
  • CMS FAQs on FFCRA and CARES Act (April 13, 2020)
  • CMS Guidance on CARES Act Provider Relief Fund (April 2020)
  • CMS Guidance on Phase 1 re-opening of facilities for non-emergent health care (April 19, 2020)
  • HHS Detail on Allocation of $100 Billion CARES Act relief fund (April 22, 2020)
  • HHS Detail on $175 Billion CARES Act Relief Fund (ongoing)

  • CMS Bulletin on Temporary Managed Care Directed Payment Tools for States (May 14, 2020)