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1135 Waivers

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. It will also discuss how to request a waiver, review current blanket waivers and provide helpful websites.

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This is informational material and does not constitute legal advice regarding any specific situation.