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New Federal Guidance Aims to Streamline Section 1115 Demonstration and 1915 Waivers and State Plan Amendments Processes
On Monday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released two informational bulletins detailing a new, streamlined approach for the review and management of Section 1115 demonstrations and state plan amendments and 1915 waivers. The streamlined approach, which CMS promised to undertake last March, is significant for states because it may enhance their ability […]
States Could Gain More Flexibility to Manage Medicaid Programs — What Can They Learn from the 1990s AFDC Flexibility Experience?
The new Administration has signaled a willingness to give states more flexibility to address health and prevention in new and innovative ways under Section 1115 of the Social Security Act. This provision allows the Department of Health and Human Services to approve experimental and innovative projects that promote the goals of Medicaid. This comes at […]