I. SUMMARY OF CHANGES: This change request implements guidance related to the waiver of certain Medicare Requirements in the event of a pandemic influenza outbreak.
New / Revised Material
Effective Date: For Preparedness: April 6, 2009;
For Operational Implementation: as specified by the CMS notice of the existence of an emergency
For Operational Termination: as specified by the CMS notice of the termination of the emergency
Implementation Date: For Preparedness: April 6, 2009;
For Operational Implementation: within two business days upon notice of an emergency
For Operational Termination: within two business days upon notice to terminate
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