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From CMS: New Repayment Terms for Medicare Loans Made to Providers During COVID-19 - Health Care and Life Sciences News

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Posted on: Nov 8, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced amended terms for payments issued under the Accelerated and Advance Payment (AAP) Program. Under the original terms of the loans, providers were required to start making payments in August. Now, providers and suppliers have one year after their accelerated or advanced payment loan issuance dates to start making repayments. CMS has so far issued approximately $106 billion in loans to providers who were struggling with revenues and financing during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

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