Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2020). COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers.
CMS is empowered to take proactive steps to rapidly expand the Administration’s efforts against COVID-19 through both 1135 waivers as well as authority under section 1812(f) of the Social Security Act (the Act). As a result, the blanket waivers listed in this document are in effect through the end of the emergency declaration, with a retroactive effective date of March 1, 2020.