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Verma Touts Faster Processing Of Medicaid Paperwork From States

By James Romoser
May 7, 2019 at 6:24 PM
CMS says it is processing Medicaid state plan amendments and section 1915 waivers faster than it did three years ago. Speeding up approvals of these requests from states has been a priority of CMS Administrator Seema Verma, and she touted the agency’s efforts in a CMS blog post Tuesday (May 7). Verma wrote there was a 16% drop in the median approval time for state plan amendments between 2016 and 2018 and an 11% drop in the median approval time...


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