The AHA Saturday sent the Health Resources and Services Administration a letter requesting clarifications for several elements of the COVID-19 Uninsured Program.

Beginning May 6, 2020, providers may submit claims through the program for uninsured patients’ COVID-19 testing and treatment. The AHA urged HRSA to clarify coding guidance to ensure consistency with International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) guidelines, as well as reimbursement rates and timing for submitting certain claims. 

Read the AHA Special Bulletin for more details.

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