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Spending Provision Seeks To Block CMS’ Expected Transportation Rule

By James Romoser
May 13, 2019 at 4:29 PM
CMS would be prevented from moving forward with a planned rule cutting back on non-emergency transportation benefits in Medicaid if a spending restriction pushed by the Congressional Black Caucus and supported by the House Appropriations Committee becomes law. The agency is expected to issue its proposed rule on non-emergency medical transportation, or NEMT, this month. NEMT -- which consists of rides to medical appointments for beneficiaries who do not have their own means of transportation -- has long been a...


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