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

Published 05/24/2021

CMS extended the deadline to submit Medicare Graduate Medical Education (GME) affiliation agreements to January 1, 2022. Two (2) or more teaching hospitals can form a GME group to combine direct and indirect medical education resident caps and train residents. During the Public Health Emergency (PHE), email new or amended agreements by January 1 to Medicare_GME_Affiliation_Agreement@cms.hhs.gov with “new” or “amended” in the subject line, and send a copy to your Medicare Administrative Contractor.

  • For more information, see the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers (https://go.usa.gov/xHzcz) bottom of page 8.