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Waivers 'get Medicare regs out of your way'

November 2, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - The Department of Health and Human Services will waive or modify requirements for Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP providers in New York and New Jersey due to Hurricane Sandy.HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has declared a public health emergency in the two states under section 1135 of the Social Security Act, clearing the way for providers to submit waiver requests to CMS for at least 60 days.“The purpose of the waivers is to get Medicare regulations out of your way to increase your...

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