ADvancing States, NASDDDS, and NAMSHPD Urge CMS to Institute Flexibilities in Response to Cyberattack

In a joint letter to leaders at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), ADvancing States, NASDDDS, and NAMSHPD urge action in response to the recent cyberattack on Change Healthcare, a unit of UnitedHealth Group. The cyberattack has had severe and reverberating effects for Medicaid recipients, providers, and state agencies. We urge HHSC and CMS to institute public health emergency-like flexibilities for Medicaid programs.

Click here to read the letter.

Alert date: 
Friday, March 8, 2024