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CMS Issues Final Rule Related to Medicaid Expansion

CMS published a lengthy Final Rule in mid-July governing several matters related to the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the operation of health benefit exchanges. This memorandum, created by LeadingAge New York, provides highlights of provisions of the Final Rule most likely to impact providers of long term care services, focusing on the Medicaid-related provisions. These provisions represent only a small subset of those included in the Final Rule. The complete text of the Final Rule can be found here.