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MLN Connects Special Edition - September 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma and Medicare Disaster Related South Carolina and Georgia Claims MLN Matters Article — New

The President declared a state of emergency for the States of South Carolina and Georgia and the HHS Secretary declared a Public Health Emergency which allows for CMS programmatic waivers based on Section 1135 of the Social Security Act. An MLN Matters Special Edition Article on Hurricane Irma and Medicare Disaster Related South Carolina and Georgia Claims This link will take you to an external website. is available.  Learn about blanket waivers CMS issued for the impacted counties and geographical areas. These waivers will prevent gaps in access to care for beneficiaries impacted by the emergency.

Check the Hurricanes This link will take you to an external website. webpage for current information on temporary emergency policies and waivers.

Last Updated Sep 27, 2017