CMS Now Accepting Public Comments On Tennessee Block Grant Plan

By James Romoser / December 2, 2019 at 11:19 AM
CMS on Wednesday (Nov. 27) opened the federal public comment period on Tennessee’s controversial 1115 waiver proposal to convert some of its federal Medicaid funding into a block grant. Tennessee unveiled its proposal in September . The state seeks new flexibility in managing its Medicaid program in exchange for accepting limited federal funds, rather than the traditional open-ended federal matching funds. During a state public comment period on the proposal before the waiver was submitted to CMS, the state received...

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