"The Senior Care Resource Network"
Just recently (within the last ten or so days), President Obama signed a $26 billion jobs bill, including $16 billion (of the $26 billion) allocated for a six month continuation of the enhanced FMAP (Medicaid match) originally…Continue
Posted on August 24, 2010 at 6:17pm — 2 Comments
Last week the Senate passed what is loosely termed a "jobs" bill that included a $16 billion appropriation to extend the ehanced Medicaid match created via the ARRA (Stimulus bill) to June 30, 2011. Without the extension of funding, states are facing a loss of the additional Medicaid matching dollars on December 31. Upon passage by the Senate, Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the House back into special session to take up the measure. The House was/is on recess through…Continue
Posted on August 9, 2010 at 4:39pm
On December 31st of this year, enhancements made to the Medicaid FMAP (Federal matching dollars) via the ARRA (Stimulus or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) are set to evaporate. In a series of bills and other legislative initiatives throughout the spring and early summer, Congress has failed to extend funding to prevent the evaporation of the additional FMAP funding. See my related posts from my blog below for more information on Medicaid, the FMAP provisions, and the legislative…Continue
Posted on August 5, 2010 at 11:43am