The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services June 17 announced it will close its accelerated and advance payment program July 12 for Medicare providers and suppliers disrupted by the Change Healthcare cyberattack in February. The program was designed to ease cash flow disruptions experienced by some Medicare providers and suppliers. CMS is advising any providers and suppliers with difficulty billing or receiving payment after July 12 to contact Change Healthcare and/or their Medicare Administrative Contractor. 

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