Client Alert: CMS Proposed Rule: Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Managed Care, Access, Finance, and Quality (CMS-2439-P) and Ensuring Access to Medicaid Services (CMS-2442-P)

Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH)

January 2019

On April 27, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released two proposed rules: Ensuring Access to Medicaid Services (CMS 2442-P) and Managed Care Access, Finance, and Quality (CMS 2439-P). With these two new rules, CMS is prioritizing access to care, quality of care, and improved health outcomes for Medicaid beneficiaries.

Myers and Stauffer reviewed these proposed rules in detail to determine how they, if implemented as written, will affect our clients’ programs. We have prepared a comprehensive analyses of various aspects of the rules to show how they will impact your Medicaid and CHIP programs. In the meantime, if you have not yet had chance to review the rules, you can find links to a CMS summary and the actual proposed rules below.