Texas Medicaid Plan Must Get HHS Ruling by March 25, Court Says

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[MM Curator Summary]: CMS has about a week to respond to the court order last year related to its un-approval of the $10B DSRIP renewal for TX.


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American and Texas state flags are displayed attached to cranes in July 2020.

Photographer: Cooper Neill/Bloomberg

The federal health agency has until March 25 to rule on three proposed Medicaid payment programs in Texas or it could face sanctions, a district court ruled.

The order from the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Texas arose from a larger struggle between Texas and the CMS over the shape of state’s Medicaid program, which provides health coverage to low-income people.

Texas is fighting to preserve a 10-year extension of special Medicaid rules that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved near the end of President Donald Trump’s term in office. The extension was later rescinded after …


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