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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 Maryland for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 26, 2020 and May 6, 2020.  Your follow-up communication to CMS on July 30, 2020, detailed a number of additional federal requirements that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in Maryland 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 Missouri for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 25, 2020. Your follow-up communications to CMS on May 1, 2020 and July 6, 2020 detailed a number of additional federal requirements that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in Missouri 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 Pennsylvania for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 27, 2020.  Your follow-up communication to CMS on July 23, 2020 detailed a number of additional federal requirements that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in Pennsylvania 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 Wyoming for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 27, 2020.  Your follow-up communication to CMS on July 20, 2020 detai1ed an additional federal requirement that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in Wyoming and requested a waiver or modification of that additional requirement.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted an initial approval to the State of Texas for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on both March 30, 2020 and subsequently on May 22, 2020.  Your follow-up communication to CMS on both March 28, 2020, and the 1115 request dated April 22, 2020 detailed a number of additional federal requirements that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in Texas 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 Arizona for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 23, 2020. Your follow-up communication to CMS on July 8, 2020 detailed 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.
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