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For many years, Section 1115 waivers have been used in the Medicaid program and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, to provide states an avenue to test and implement coverage approaches that do not meet federal program rules. While these waivers have facilitated important program evolutions over time, some have also raised issues. This brief reviews the experience of Section 1115 Medicaid and CHIP waivers and discusses issues for the Obama administration to consider for the future.
Topics:Medicaid Waivers; Medicaid
Populations:Aging/Older Adults; Children and Families
Sources:Kaiser Family Foundation
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51898