How did states support Medicaid home- and community-based services (HCBS) during the public health emergency (PHE)? States used several types of authorities when responding to the COVID-19 PHE, including disaster-relief state plan amendments, 1115 waivers, and Appendix K changes to 1915c waivers. This report includes figures on which states are ending paid family flexibilities, which will make the flexibility permanent, and which remain undecided. Read the full article.
Ending the public health emergency for Medicaid home- and community-based services
April 19, 2023