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October 22, 2018

CMS Releases Guidance on 1332 Waivers

On October 22, 2018, CMS released guidance for states seeking to implement State Innovation Waivers. The guidance provides additional clarification on the requirements that must be met for CMS to approve a 1332 waiver, including application review procedures, pass-through funding calculations, and adjustment options for maintaining budget neutrality. CMS stressed that the new guidance will increase flexibility and lower barriers for states seeking to shore up their insurance markets.