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Inside CMS - 11/09/2017

Verma Lays Out Plans To Revamp Medicaid, Cut Costs

November 08, 2017
CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced the Trump administration will usher in a "new day" for Medicaid, highlighting plans to: cut costs and waste, scrap the Institution for Mental Disease (IMD) exclusion, score state Medicaid and CHIP outcomes, and quickly clear the backlog of state plan amendment requests. These policies come on top of the agency's newly unveiled plans to let states impose Medicaid work requirements, fast-track 1115 waivers, scrutinize enrollment eligibility for those in the Medicaid gap, and revamp Medicaid...


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