Experts Unsure When Congress Will Renew Territories’ Higher FMAP

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 21, 2022 at 1:06 PM
Territories’ enhanced Medicaid federal matching funds will expire on Dec. 13, and while the White House and several lawmakers want to include an increase to territories’ Medicaid federal matching funds in Congress’ upcoming stop-gap spending bill, advocates say the issue is more likely to be resolved after the midterm elections during a lame-duck session. Potentially complicating matters, a fiscally conservative think tank is pressing Congress not to move forward on the increase unless it is fully offset. Lawmakers have enacted...

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