| Covid-19 | Apr 12, 2020

UPDATED COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)for State Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Agencies

CMS issued a revised FAQ for state Medicaid and CHIP agencies, initially issued on March 12. The May 5-issued FAQ provides additional guidance on available waiver and state plan amendment authorities during the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Basic Health Plan program, presumptive eligibility categories for Medicaid plans, member enrollment flexibilities during the public health emergency, terms for states receiving the previously announced 6.2 percentage point FMAP increase, and other topics.