FMAP-Enhanced DSH Allotments Announced

CMS published a Federal Register Notice on March 16, 2022 implementing a congressionally-mandated increase in Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) allotments for FYs 2020 and 2021 to account for the enhanced federal Medicaid matching rates during the public health emergency. […]

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CMS Approves California Advancing & Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) Waivers, Including Provisions to Address Social Determinants of Health

In December, CMS approved some of California’s CalAim proposals through extensions of its 1115 demonstration and 1915(b) managed care waivers. California is transitioning significant programs under its prior 1115 waiver into its 1915(b) waiver, and working to sustain support for […]

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CMS Releases State Medicaid Director Letter with Guidance on Implementation of Supplemental Payment Reporting and DSH Limit Provisions in Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021

In a State Medicaid Director Letter (SMDL) dated December 10, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance on how the agency will implement several Medicaid-related provisions from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA). As of […]

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