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Title
Contingency Plans – State Survey & Certification Activities in the Event of Federal Government Shutdown
Memo #
14-02-ALL
Posting Date
2013-10-01
Fiscal Year
2014
Summary
Pursuant to the federal government shutdown, we are doing our utmost to: • Protect Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries against immediate dangers to life and health, and • Prevent providers and suppliers from experiencing harm that would threaten their ability to provide healthcare services that are vital to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. In this memorandum we identify functions that (a) are not affected by a shutdown, (b) essential functions that are to be continued in the event of a shutdown, and (c) other functions that are directly affected and therefore should not be operational during a shutdown.
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