Verma Saddles Biden CMS With New Procedures For Axing 1115 Demos

By Michelle M. Stein / January 8, 2021 at 2:56 PM
Less than two weeks before the new Biden CMS takes over, current Administrator Seema Verma is quietly instituting new procedures that could make it more difficult for the new team to revoke the Trump administration’s controversial Medicaid 1115 demonstrations, including a new requirement that existing demos continue for at least nine additional months before being axed. Some experts view the move, laid out in letters to states on Monday (Jan. 4), as an attempt to muddy the waters for the...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.