Medicaid Provisions in Recently Passed Federal Budget Legislation

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an Informational Bulletin, on December 27, 2013, describing the Medicaid provisions that were in the budget agreement HJ. Res.59.   This is the federal budget agreement that was recently passed by Congress and signed by the President on December 26th.  Each section that contains a Medicaid provision is listed and a summary of those provisions is provided, including new Third Party Liability (TPL) provisions intended to strengthen Medicaid as payer of last resort.

Read the full CMS Informational Bulletin here…

Read the full text of the legislation here…