In a letter to the House and Senate leadership, MHPA called on lawmakers to prioritize policy proposals that protect and improve Medicaid for the vulnerable populations that rely on this critical safety net program.  MHPA reiterated its position on termination of the enhanced FMAP and continuous Eligibility / Maintenance of Effort (MOE) provisions included in…

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In response to a memo led by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-WA), Ranking Member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, MHPA offered policy opportunities focused on improving the lives of people with disabilities. Highlighting programs like managed long-term services and support (MLTSS) and home and community-based services (HCBS), MHPA will continue to work with…

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In a letter to House and Senate leadership, MHPA, in coalition with the Partnership for Medicaid, underscored the need for Congress to act on the impending ‘fiscal cliff’ confronting the Medicaid program in Puerto Rico and the territories. Absent Congressional intervention, each territory’s federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) will be lowered back to 55% this…

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In MHPA’s ongoing effort to support health plans, states and providers who are working to protect vital Medicaid coverage for millions of beneficiaries at the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency, MHPA and several other health care organizations requested Congress swiftly consider and pass legislation that protects Medicaid coverage for key populations, including pregnant…

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In our continuing effort to support health plans, states, and providers who are working to ensure Medicaid enrollees avoid dangerous or unnecessary gaps in coverage and care, MHPA and several other health care organizations requested Congress provide at least 120 days’ prior notice before unwinding the FMAP and Maintenance of Effort provisions included in the…

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In an effort to support health plans, states, and providers who are working to ensure Medicaid enrollees avoid dangerous or unnecessary gaps in coverage and care, MHPA, the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD), and several other health care organizations requested Congress provide 120 days’ prior notice to any change to the current Medicaid continuous…

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Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) sent a letter to Senate and House Leaders this week urging Congress to proceed with caution if considering a wind down of the enhanced Federal Matching Assistance Percentage (FMAP) and Maintenance of Effort (MOE) continuous eligibility provisions, which were included in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Read the…

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