CMS Informational Bulletin (Aug. 31, 2011)

August 31, 2011


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This Informational Bulletin is to update States and other interested parties on a number of important items:

  • The publication of three proposed rules regarding access to affordable coverage under the Affordable Care Act, including changes to Medicaid eligibility and FMAP rates;
  • The publication of a proposed rule entitled "Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Disallowance of Claims for FFP and Technical Corrections;"
  • The issuance of a State Medicaid Director Letter regarding the Affordable Care Act Maintenance of Effort (MOE) provisions;
  • The issuance of a Tri-Agency Letter on Cost Allocation of Information Technology Systems; and
  • The availability of grants for States to develop Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Demonstrations.