CMS Pledges Enforcement Of Rule Restricting Union Dues In Medicaid

By James Romoser / September 13, 2019 at 6:20 PM
CMS on Friday (Sept. 13) warned states that it will use “deferrals, disallowances or compliance actions” to enforce a new regulatory policy that prevents states from automatically deducting union dues from Medicaid payments made to independent home health workers. The controversial policy, which the agency finalized in May and put into effect July 5, repealed an Obama-era regulation that allowed states to deduct a portion of Medicaid payments and send the money directly to third parties for purposes such as...

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