CMS Withdraws Plan To Tighten Medicaid Eligibility Regulations

By James Romoser / March 25, 2020 at 7:10 PM
CMS appears to be backing off a plan to issue a rule that was intended to tighten states’ Medicaid eligibility determinations. The agency withdrew the proposed rule from the White House Office of Management and Budget on Tuesday (March 24), according to the office’s website . Although CMS gave no reason for the withdrawal, many stakeholders have raised concerns about narrowing eligibility standards during the COVID-19 crisis. The agency had been planning the rule for months as a way to...

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