Inside CMS - 05/18/2017

Senate Considering Tweaks To Medicaid Per-Capita Caps

May 17, 2017
Republican senators are open to changes to the Medicaid per-capita caps proposal in the House version of the American Health Care Act, a lobbyist close to talks said. Among the ideas under discussion are a new base year from which HHS would calculate the per-person federal payments a state would receive and the annual growth factor for those payments. Also under discussion is modifying the inflation rate for each beneficiary category, said Jeannine Bender, senior director of government relations at...

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