After CMS issued guidance on elective procedures during the Covid-19 crisis, many state Governors began to issue executive orders. These mandates vary by state, but for those addressing elective surgeries, there may be exceptions to postponement. Ambulatory Surgery Centers should monitor their states specific orders and evaluate their planned surgical cases for applicability.
Each states actions as a result of the national emergency can be followed here:
This post was first published April 1, 2020 and was updated April 29, 2020.