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COVID-19 Policy Statements and Guidance


OIG COVID-19 flexibilities, including the Policy Statements and FAQs referenced below, ended upon the expiration of the COVID-19 Declaration on May 11, 2023. For more information, see this announcement.

Last Updated: 05-12-2023

Authorities FAQ

The FAQ are updated frequently. The most recent questions are added to the top of the list.

OIG’s COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Flexibilities End on May 11, 2023 Upon Expiration of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration
Message from HHS-OIG Leadership on the COVID-19 Vaccination Program and Provider Compliance
Mensaje de la PDIG sobre el programa de vacunación contra el COVID-19 y (acatamiento) del proveedor
Message from HHS-OIG Leadership on Telehealth
OIG Policy Statement Regarding Application of Certain Administrative Enforcement Authorities Due to Declaration of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak in the United States as a National Emergency
FAQs–Application of OIG's Administrative Enforcement Authorities to Arrangements Directly Connected to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency
Message from HHS-OIG Leadership on Minimizing Burdens on Providers
Message from HHS-OIG Leadership on COVID-19 Fraud
Waiving Telehealth Cost-Sharing During COVID-19 Outbreak