Medicaid Administrative Funding Availability for Long Term Care

On Thursday, June 18, 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an Informational Bulletin which reviews existing policy regarding when Medicaid funding is available for certain administrative costs related to activities conducted by state LTCO programs that benefit the state's Medicaid program. The bulletin summarizes the basic requirements for Medicaid administrative claiming of LTCO program activities and provides a link on the CMS website where states and LTCO programs can find more detailed information regarding specific LTCO program activities that may be eligible for Medicaid administrative funding. Additional guidance about Medicaid administrative claiming for activities performed by state LTCO programs can be found here.

Alert date: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013