Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 3:45 PM
CMS has issued waivers for those areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. These waivers are for the normal time frames related to OASIS data transmission established by the Conditions of Participation (CFR 484.20) These waivers have been granted because President Trump and Secretary Price have declared a public health emergency for Texas and Florida, allowing for CMS waivers based on Section 1135 of the Social Security Act.
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