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CMS issues blanket waivers for several states impacted by Hurricane Dorian

CMS has issued blanket waivers in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Puerto Rico.

The blanket waiver applies to home health agencies and is designed to provided relief on OASIS transmission timelines. To ensure accurate processing of home health disaster-related claims, Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) can extend autocancellation dates of Requests for Anticipated Payment (RAPs), CMS states.

Related links: Read the relevant MLN matters articles at https://go.cms.gov/2k9RId7https://go.cms.gov/2lNRCbj and https://go.cms.gov/2kC4gKt.