Inside CMS - 05/21/2020

House Relief Bill Contains Carve-Out Allowing New York To Cut Medicaid

By James Romoser / May 15, 2020 at 9:55 PM
The Democrats’ new coronavirus relief legislation would allow New York to receive enhanced federal Medicaid funds even as it reduces its state Medicaid spending by billions of dollars -- an option not available to any other state. The special provision for New York, which was requested by Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), is tucked into the final page of the 1,815-page bill. The House approved the bill, known as the HEROES Act, on Friday (May 15). The bill is unlikely to...

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