Verma Touts Faster Processing Of Medicaid Paperwork From States

May 07, 2019
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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