Comments on Tennessee’s Proposed “Amendment 4” to TennCare III Demonstration

The following organizations joined Georgetown University Center for Children and Families in submitting comments to HHS regarding Tennessee’s proposed “Amendment 4” to its TennCare III Demonstration. ACNM Tennessee Affiliate American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) American Lung Association Autistic Self Advocacy Network Center for Law and Social Policy Center on Budget and Policy Priorities […]

Oregon Leads the Nation By Covering Children in Medicaid from Birth to Kindergarten – Which State Will Be Next??

The Biden Administration announced today that it will approve Oregon’s request to provide continuous Medicaid coverage to children from birth through age five and for two years for all Oregonians enrolled in Medicaid age six and up. This use of Section 1115 authority is precisely what Medicaid demonstrations are for — as we and colleagues […]

Coalition Recommends HHS Take Steps to Improve Medicaid Waiver Process

Section 1115 Medicaid waivers drive a large and growing share of Medicaid spending. Currently, 46 states and D.C. operate some or all of their Medicaid programs under section 1115 demonstration authority. Many of these waivers promote coverage; others undermine it, and in the process, the Medicaid program. Unfortunately, the federal regulations governing section 1115 waivers […]