Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment for People With Disabilities Under the Affordable Care Act: The Impact of CMS’s March 23, 2012 Final Regulations
This brief provides a short summary of Medicaid eligibility and benefits for people with disabilities today and explains how they will be affected by the ACA in light of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) March 23, 2012 final rule to implement the ACA provisions relating to Medicaid eligibility, enrollment simplification and coordination. The rule is effective Jan. 1, 2014. Provisions of the new Exchange regulations are discussed briefly to the extent that they related to Medicaid eligibility determinations for people with disabilities.
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