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SNAP Asks Feds to Withdraw Medicaid Financing Regulation

CMS should withdraw its proposed Medicaid fiscal accountability regulation, SNAP has suggested in a formal comment letter to the federal agency in response to a new regulation it proposed in November.

Safety-Net Association of Pennsylvania logoAccording to the comment letter SNAP submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services,

SNAP is concerned that this proposed regulation would inappropriately restrict the state’s ability to finance the non-federal share of the Medicaid program, would impose significant additional regulatory burdens – the cost of which would far outstrip their benefit – would inappropriately introduce subjectivity into the application of previously clear and objective regulatory standards, and is beyond the scope of the statutory authority granted to CMS.

Learn more about SNAP’s views on the proposed Medicaid fiscal accountability regulation and why SNAP believes CMS should withdraw it in SNAP’s formal comment letter.

Filed in Federal Medicaid issues, Safety-Net Association of Pennsylvania.

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