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Tropical Storm Harvey and Medicare Disaster Related Louisiana Claims MLN Matters Article - New

The President declared a state of emergency for Louisiana and the HHS Secretary declared a Public Health Emergency for Louisiana which allows for CMS programmatic waivers based on Section 1135 of the Social Security Act.  An MLN Matters Special Edition Article on Tropical Storm Harvey and Medicare Disaster Related Louisiana Claims is available.  Learn about blanket waivers CMS issued in the impacted counties and geographical areas in Louisiana. These waivers will prevent gaps in coverage for beneficiaries impacted by the emergency.


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