1135 Waivers for Long Term Care Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and/or Nursing Facilities
A pre-recorded Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources webinar.
CMS has authorized 1135 waivers following President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency due to COVID-19. The President’s declaration empowers the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and CMS to take proactive steps through 1135 waivers and rapidly expand the Administration’s aggressive efforts against COVID-19 led by the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
This webinar will explain the purpose, scope and duration of the 1135 waivers for Long Term Care Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and/or Nursing Facilities. It will also discuss how to request a waiver, review current blanket waivers and provide helpful websites.
This is informational material and does not constitute legal advice regarding any specific situation.