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CMS Issues Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule

On November 9, 2020, CMS issued a managed care rule that largely finalizes policies proposed by the agency in a November 2018 proposed rule. Among other things, the final rule would eliminate prior approval requirements for directed payments implementing minimum fee schedules based […]

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CMS Announces Withdrawal of MFAR

On September 14, 2020, CMS administrator Seema Verma issued a tweet announcing that the agency was withdrawing the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule (MFAR) from the regulatory agenda. The rule was initially released in November 2019 and remains in proposed form.

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