Skilled Nursing Facility

CMS launches platform for SNF waiver requests and PHE inquiries

CMS launched a platform to standardize Section 1135 waiver requests and Public Health Emergency (PHE)-related inquiries on January 11. This tool is expected to streamline how SNFs submit waiver requests and inquiries, and how CMS reviews the submitted information.

With very limited exception, all 1135 waiver requests and/or PHE-related inquiries going forward should be submitted on the new portal.

See https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency Information/Emergency/EPRO/Resources/Waivers-and-flexibilities for more information.