CMS Streamlines Medicaid Review Process, Achieves Significant Reduction in Approval Times
Posted on Monday, August 20, 2018 2:04 AM
This week, CMS announced significant improvements in managing the Medicaid program with the states. The changes will result in faster processing of state requests to make program or benefit changes to their Medicaid program through the state plan amendment (SPA) and section 1915 waiver review process.
“With faster processing times and earlier communication, states now have much greater ability to manage their programs in an effective and predictable manner,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma. “We want to ease bureaucratic requirements for both states and our own staff so that we can focus those resources on improving health outcomes rather than pushing paperwork.”
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