• State Update

CMS Update: Section 1135 Waiver Flexibilities - Texas Coronavirus Disease 2019

Updated: May 1

APPROVAL OF FEDERAL SECTION 1135 WAIVER REQUESTS

  • Extend pre-existing authorizations for which a beneficiary has previously received prior authorization through the end of the public health emergency.

  • Suspend Pre-Admission Screening and Annual Resident Review (PASRR) Level I and Level II Assessments for 30 days

  • State Fair Hearing Requests and Appeal Timelines

  • Provider Enrollment

  • State Plan Amendment Flexibilities: Public Notice

  • Duration of Approved Waivers


Read the full CMS Response:

https://www.medicaid.gov/state-resource-center/disaster-response-toolkit/federal-disaster-resources/entry/54093