Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act
Office of the Secretary for Preparedness and Response. (2019). Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
This waiver was created to ensure that there would be sufficient health care items and services to meet the needs of individuals enrolled in the Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP programs. The waiver also ensures that practitioners who provide these items and services may be reimbursed and exempt from certain non-compliance sanctions.