CMS Announces New Platform for Submissions of 1135 Waiver Requests and Inquiries

Published: 01/13/2021

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The COVID-19 PHE brought to light several challenges related to the submission, tracking and issuance of 1135 Waivers due to the volume of requests for flexibilities by the provider and supplier community. These waivers or modifications included waivers of certain conditions of participation or other certification requirements; flexibilities surrounding licensure of physicians and other health care professionals; Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) requirements; and more.


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