MACPAC: States Less Concerned With Post-PHE FMAP Cliff, Timeline

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / August 1, 2022 at 5:08 PM
While hospitals ask HHS to extend the public health emergency past Oct. 13 and make it clear another 90-day extension is necessary, the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission said several states believe 60 days’ notice before the PHE ends is enough time to for them to restart Medicaid eligibility reviews and for their budgets to react when the bump in federal matching funds suddenly ends that quarter. Meanwhile, Medicaid beneficiaries could become desensitized to the importance of the...

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