CMS issues final citizenship verification rule for Medicaid

July 2007
AHA News;7/9/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 14, p8
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The article reports that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule that mandates a citizenship documentation requirements for Medicaid applicants on July 13, 2007. The policy codifies CMS guidance that exempts children in foster care and people enrolled in Medicare or those who receive Supplemental Security Income from such requirements. Other policy changes concerning Medicaid benefits and documentation have been finalized under the rule.


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