Waiver Checklist: CMS Details How States Could Sidestep ACA Provisions

Health Leaders: After urging states to explore new potential ways to bypass provisions of the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released more details Monday on how states might do so.

The details include a template for each of the four waiver concepts CMS released last fall and a checklist for states putting together waiver applications under the ACA's Section 1332. The tools highlight specific areas in which the Trump administration has given states greater flexibility than the Obama administration had.

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