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January 15, 2021

CMS Approves 10-year Renewal of Texas 1115 Waiver

On January 15, 2021, CMS approved a 10-year renewal of Texas’ Section 1115 Medicaid waiver using emergency authority to bypass notice and comment requirements. The renewed waiver will extend and expand the state’s Uncompensated Care Pool and envisions the adoption of several new state directed payment programs.