CMS Prepping Guidance To Wind Down Medicaid Flexibility Post-COVID-19

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / September 16, 2020 at 6:42 PM
CMS is preparing guidance on winding down its COVID-19 Medicaid flexibilities, particularly for eligibility, post-pandemic, Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Calder Lynch said Wednesday (Sept. 16). In March, CMS granted emergency waivers to states to ease Medicaid requirements as states responded to the pandemic. An early coronavirus relief package offered an enhanced federal Medicaid match as long as states didn’t impose new eligibility restrictions or kick people off coverage. At America’s Health Insurance...

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