CMS Releases Final Medicaid Eligibility Rule

This week, our In Focus section highlights key provisions of the federal final rule on Med-icaid eligibility and enrollment, released last Friday, March 16, by the Centers for Medi-care & Medicaid Services (CMS). The final rule provides the standards for determining Medicaid eligibility after January 1, 2014, when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expands Medicaid coverage to all individuals under 133 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL).

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