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Federal Disaster Resources

This page provides federal resources that are helpful during emergencies and disasters. We also created Medicaid & CHIP disaster preparedness toolkits to provide states and territories with additional disaster-related information.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted an initial approval to the State of Arizona for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 23, 2020. Your follow-up communication to CMS on July 8, 2020 detai1ed a number of additional federal requirements that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in Arizona and requested a waiver or modification of those additional requirements.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted an initial approval to the State of South Carolina for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 31, 2020.  Your initial 1135 request included a request for additional flexibilities we can now approve.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted an initial approval to the State of New Mexico for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 23, 2020. Your follow-up communication to CMS on June 16, 2020 detai1ed a number of additional federal requirements that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in New Mexico and requested a waiver or modification of those additional requirements.

Your follow-up communication to CMS on June 23, 2020 detai1ed an additional federal requirement that also poses issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in New Hampshire and requested a waiver or modification of this additional requirement.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted an initial approval to the State of Montana for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 30, 2020.  Your follow-up communication to CMS on June 18, 2020 detai1ed a number of additional federal requirements that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in Montana and requested a waiver or modification of those additional requirements.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted an initial approval to the State of New York for multiple Section 1135 flexibilities on March 26, 2020. Your initial 1135 request included a request for additional flexibilities we can now approve.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted an initial approval to the State of Washington for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 19, 2020, as well as a subsequent approval on May 6, 2020. Your initial 1135 request included a request for additional flexibilities we can now approve.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted an initial approval to the State of Connecticut for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 27, 2020.  Your follow-up communication to CMS on May 29, 2020 detailed a number of additional federal requirements that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in Connecticut and requested a waiver or modification of those additional requirements.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted an initial approval to the State of Colorado for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 26, 2020. Your initial request included a request for additional flexibility that we can now approve. 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted an initial approval to the State of Massachusetts for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 26, 2020.  Your follow-up communication to CMS on April 23, 2020 detailed a number of additional federal requirements that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in Massachusetts and requested a waiver or modification of those additional requirements.
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