Please Note: There is no Medicare information on our corporate website. Please select a specific contract in the 'Search Within' box for Medicare related information.
© 2020 Palmetto GBA, LLC
We frequently update our articles to reflect the latest changes and updates to Medicare, and strongly recommend you visit this article at link below to confirm you have the latest version.
Printed Date: 9/22/2015
Pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, President Trump declared that, as a result of the effects of COVID-19, a national emergency exists nationwide.
Effective March 29, 2020, Palmetto GBA, specifically Jurisdiction M MAC paused certain operations for the RSNAT Prior Authorization Model. During this time, all Additional Documentation Requests (ADRs) will be suspended.
CMS has also issued FAQs related to this topic. Providers can access this information by clicking here (PDF 54 KB). Providers are strongly encouraged to stay informed by reading the Palmetto GBA email updates. Sign up here.
Note: Providers/suppliers must resume compliance with normal Medicare fee-for-service rules and regulations as soon as they are able to do so and, in any event, the waivers or modifications a provider/supplier was operating under are no longer available after the termination of the emergency period.
We value your opinion and want to provide the highest-quality and most relevant Medicare knowledge possible. Please let us know if this article was helpful.
It didn't answer my question
This article was helpful
We’re glad we could help you today and appreciate your feedback. When you rate our articles as most helpful, we know that we are on the right track for providing you with important news and information.
We're sorry this article didn't help you today. We'll use your feedback to review this article to try to revise or expand it. Contact us with more feedback or a question on this topic.
Last Updated: 04/01/2020