Requesting an 1135 Wavier
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2009). Requesting an 1135 Wavier.
When the HHS Secretary declares a public health emergency under Section 319 of the Public Health Service Act, s/he may temporarily waive or modify certain requirements to ensure that there are enough health care resources and services available to meet the needs of the public’s health. This document highlights examples of waivers and other related information.