CMS Grants Georgia's And Missouri's Postpartum Coverage Extensions

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / April 16, 2021 at 8:39 PM
CMS on Friday (April 16) approved Georgia’s Medicaid waiver to extend its postpartum coverage from 60 days to six months and granted Missouri’s request to extend postpartum coverage to one year after beneficiaries diagnosed with a substance use disorder give birth. The announcement comes after HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra approved another waiver earlier this week (April 12) letting Illinois extend its Medicaid postpartum coverage to one year for beneficiaries with incomes up to 208% of the federal poverty level after...

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