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This letter is one of a series that provides guidance on the implementation of the Deficit Reduction Act. Section 6044, State Flexibility in Benefit Packages, adds a new section 1937 to the Social Security Act. Review the options that states have to amend plans to provide alternative benefit packages to beneficiaries, without regard to comparability, statewideness, freedom of choice, or certain other traditional Medicaid requirements.
Programs/Initiatives:Deficit Reduction Act (DRA)
Benchmark Benefit Coverage;
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50975