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1135 waivers from CMS - templates from ASHE

  • 1.  1135 waivers from CMS - templates from ASHE

    Posted 04-06-2020 13:57
    ​ASHE is sharing templates to apply for 1135 waivers from CMS.

    Templates for submitting inspection, testing and maintenance waivers to CMS

    Health care facilities can access a templated letter and table to request a waiver under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act. The waiver will allow facilities to delay inspection, testing, maintenance and certain drills required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The letter must be modified to include the health care organization's information. The table, which should be submitted with the letter, gives guidance on how requirements should be modified during the COVID-19 emergency. Waivers help to limit non-essential persons from entering health facilities and risking exposure, while also allowing health care staff to focus on patients. Questions on this process can be directed to Jonathan Flannery, ASHE senior associate director of advocacy, at

    Paul Kelley CBET, AAMIF
    Director of Biomedical Engineering, the Green Initiative and Asset Redeployment
    Washington Hospital Health System
    Fremont CA
    (510) 818-7493