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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 New York for multiple section 1135 flexibilities on March 26, 2020.  Your follow up communication to CMS on July 17, 2020 detailed a number of additional federal requirements that also pose issues or challenges for the health care delivery system in New York 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 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.
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