| Covid-19 | Jun 23, 2020

Diagnostic Testing of Nursing Home Residents and Patients for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CMS issued guidance to all Medicare Advantage Organizations, Part D Sponsors, and Medicare-Medicaid Plans regarding COVID-19 coverage policies. The guidance reiterates that MAOs must comply with general coverage guidelines included in fee-for-service Medicare manuals and instructions, including those related to testing for nursing home residents, which are enumerated in the guidance.