CMS Offers Grants To Transition Medicaid Beneficiaries To HCBS

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / September 25, 2020 at 6:44 PM
CMS announced Wednesday (Sept. 23) it was awarding up to $165 million in supplemental funding to states participating in the Money Follows the Person program, which helps Medicaid programs transition beneficiaries from institutions and nursing homes to home and community-based settings. The money will be available to 33 states, and each state is eligible to receive up to $5 million in funding that can be used to: assess home and community-based system capacity; assess institutional capacity to determine if capacity...

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