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Title
Survey and Certification Issues Related to Hurricane Ike
Memo #
08-36
Posting Date
09/12/2008
Fiscal Year
2008
Summary
Mike Leavitt, the Health and Human Services Secretary, has declared a public health emergency in affected counties in Texas which invokes time-limited statutory authority under section 1135(b) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to permit CMS and its agents to waive or modify certain requirements, or modify certain deadlines and timetables for the performance of required activities.
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