Final Rule and Request for Comment: Increased Federal Medical Assistance Percentage Changes under the Affordable Care Act of 2010

April 2, 2013

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This final rule implements the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively referred to as the Affordable Care Act) relating to the availability of increased Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) rates for certain adult populations under states Medicaid programs. This final rule implements and interprets the increased FMAP rates that will be applicable beginning January 1, 2014 and sets forth conditions for states to claim these increased FMAP rates.

For more information, see this post from Health Affairs.