Stakeholders Blast CMS Proposal To Require States Pay For Income Verification Services

By Amy Lotven / February 7, 2024 at 5:15 PM
CMS’ proposal to shift the costs of verifying income for Medicaid/CHIP eligibility from the agency to the states starting July 1 would not only create fiscal challenges but is counter to the Biden administration’s push for states to increase use of outside sources for renewals, the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) says in its comments on the draft 2025 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters. Other stakeholders similarly urge CMS to rethink the proposal, particularly since it comes as...

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