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​Section 1135 Waiver Requests to Assist Healthcare Providers in Responding to COVID-19 

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) sent an 1135 waiver application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on March 20, 2020. The State can submit additional amendments to the 1135 waiver to address the COVID-19 outbreak. MDH expects to ask for more changes as needed to continue operations during this state of emergency. Check back for updates to this waiver. 

SECTION 1135 WAIVER – Maryland Request for Section 1135 Waiver Flexibilities Related to Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID- 19) National Emergency and Public Health Emergency ​- March 20, 2020
See the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for more information on 1135 Waivers​.

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Maryland Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model Grant

Behavioral Health System of Care

Maryland Medicaid Parity Compliance Report

Alternative Benefit Plan

Maryland Medicaid Fee-for-Service Access Monitoring Review Plan

Maryland Medicaid Opioid DUR Workgroup

Maryland Medicaid 1115 Waiver Renewal (Amendment) and Post-Award Forum

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