Medicaid waivers

Medicaid waivers

CLASP monitors requests from states to modify their Medicaid program through waivers. Here you will find CLASP’s comments to states and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), along with reports, briefs, and blogs that speak to Medicaid waivers.


Dec 11, 2018 | Report/Brief | Suzanne Wikle

While work requirements are new to health programs, we have decades of experience with such requirements in other safety net programs. This FAQ and fact sheet translates many of the lessons learned from TANF and SNAP to Medicaid.

Oct 19, 2018 | Testimony/Comments | CLASP

CLASP submitted comments to CMS on Alabama's section 1115 demonstration waiver proposal.   

Oct 10, 2018 | Presentation/Webinar | CLASP

CLASP hosted a webinar with Dr. Jamila Michener, author of Fragmented Democracy. She discussed research on the impact of federalism on work support programs and resulting political and racial inequality.

Sep 27, 2018 | Testimony/Comments | CLASP

CLASP submited comments in response to Oklahoma’s SoonerCare 1115(a) Demonstration Waiver request and raises serious concerns about the effects of the amendment, as proposed, on the coverage and health outcomes of low-income Medicaid beneficiaries in Oklahoma. 
 

Sep 26, 2018 | Testimony/Comments | CLASP

CLASP submitted comments to CMS in response to South Dakota's 1115 Waiver Demonstration Application and raised serious concerns about the effects of the waiver, as proposed, on the coverage and health outcomes of low-income Medicaid beneficiaries in South Dakota.

Aug 31, 2018 | Testimony/Comments | CLASP

CLASP submitted comments to CMS on New Hampshire's section 1115 demonstration waiver amendment and extension application.

Aug 30, 2018 | Testimony/Comments | CLASP

CLASP submitted comments to Alabama on their revised section 1115 demonstration waiver proposal. 

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