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Medicaid Access Rule Review—HCBS Payment Adequacy; Next Steps for Stakeholders, Implementation; Outlook for Litigation

On April 22, HHS released the anticipated Ensuring Access to Medicaid Services final rule. In addition to Marwood’s forthcoming published analysis, Joe Mercer will host a call to offer takeaways from the rule and read-through for states and providers—especially around the HCBS payment adequacy standard, a provision that was highly contested by stakeholders throughout the rulemaking process.

Key Topics Include:
  • Structure of payment adequacy standard; extent of relief for states and providers
  • Outlook for implementation timeline and data collection
  • Anticipated stakeholder response and appetite for litigation
  • 2025 White House Budget $150B HCBS proposal
April 23, 2024
1 p.m. ET
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