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Date
2018-12-06
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Medicare FFS Response to the 2018 Alaska Earthquake MLN Matters Article — New

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SPECIAL EDITION

Thursday, December 6, 2018

  

Medicare FFS Response to the 2018 Alaska Earthquake MLN Matters Article — New

The President declared a state of emergency for the state of Alaska, and the HHS Secretary declared a Public Health Emergency, which allows for a CMS programmatic waivers based on Section 1135 of the Social Security Act. An MLN Matters Special Edition Article on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Response to the 2018 Alaska Earthquake is available. Learn about blanket waivers CMS issued for the impacted geographical areas. These waivers will prevent gaps in access to care for beneficiaries impacted by the emergency.

View this edition as PDF [PDF, 193KB]  

 


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