Capitol Correspondence - 09.08.17

HHS Secretary Price declares public health emergency in Florida due to Hurricane Irma

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Following the lead of President Trump’s emergency declaration for Florida, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., today declared a public health emergency in the state as Hurricane Irma continues its track toward the Florida peninsula. In addition, he has taken action that gives HHS’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) beneficiaries and their healthcare providers and suppliers greater flexibility in meeting emergency health needs. Click here for the full press release.