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Inside CMS - 05/10/2018

CMS Denies Kansas' Proposal To Impose Medicaid Lifetime Limits

May 09, 2018
CMS on Monday (May 7) rejected a request by Kansas to impose lifetime limits on Medicaid coverage for some beneficiaries, drawing a line in the sand on how far the Trump administration is willing to go in allowing states to restrict benefits in their Medicaid programs. Four other states in addition to Kansas are seeking federal approval to cap the number of years that beneficiaries can remain on Medicaid. Democrats and beneficiary advocates have sharply criticized the lifetime-limit proposals, which...


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