July 19, 2021 at 5:00 PM CT

COVID-19 national public health emergency extension

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has extended the COVID-19 national public health emergency by another 90 days. It was scheduled to end July 19, 2021 and now is scheduled through Oct. 17, 2021. The Summary of COVID-19 Temporary Program ProvisionsCOVID-19 Billing Guide and web pages have been updated to reflect this extension.

Reduced Prior Authorization Requirements

Last update: April 10, 2020, 8:00 a.m. CDT

We are suspending review for site of service for the surgical codes listed here through May 31, 2020.