Public Health Emergency - Leading a Nation Prepared
August 28, 2019
These waivers and modifications will become effective at 4:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time on August 30, 2019, but will have retroactive effect to August 26, 2019, in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and continue through the period described in Section 1135(e). Notwithstanding the foregoing, the waivers described in paragraphs 1(c) and 2 above are in effect for a period of time not to exceed 72 hours from implementation of a hospital disaster protocol but not beyond the period described in Section 1135(e), and such waivers are not effective with respect to any action taken thereunder that discriminates among individuals on the basis of their source of payment or their ability to pay.
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