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October 19, 2020

Submit Medicare GME Affiliation Agreements during COVID-19 PHE by January 1

This article was originally published in the October 8, 2020, MLN ConnectsExternal PDF.

CMS extended the deadline to submit Medicare Graduate Medical Education (GME) affiliation agreements to January 1, 2021. Two or more teaching hospitals can form a GME group to combine direct and/or indirect medical education resident caps and train residents. During the Public Health Emergency (PHE), email new or amended agreements by January 1, to with “new” or “amended” in the subject line, and send a copy to your MAC.

For More Information:

  • COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers ( Website): See top of page 8 (location may change if document is updated)
  • MLN Matters Article SE20011 ( Website): Clarification of other waivers


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