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CMS to End Medicare Advanced Payments from Change Healthcare Cyberattack Disruptions

What’s happening: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will close the program that provided Medicare accelerated and advance payments to providers affected by the Change Healthcare cyberattack.  

What else to know: CMS will no longer accept new applications for these payments after July 12.  

CMS is closing the program now that providers are successfully billing Medicare. Providers that are still having difficulty billing or receiving payment should contact Change Healthcare and/or their Medicare administrative contractor.