Sep, 18, 2023

CMS Guidance on Conducting Eligibility Redeterminations at the Individual Level

On August 30, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a State Medicaid Director Letter (SMDL) instructing states to assess whether they are in compliance with federal Medicaid regulations that require all renewal processes be conducted at the individual level. This expert perspective summarizes the SMDL, which lays out immediate actions that states must take to determine if they are out of compliance with the federal renewal requirements and mitigate compliance issues.