CMS State Medicaid Directors Letter: Increased Federal Medical Assistance Percentage under ARRA
08/19/2009 | 2458 Requests *
This letter is another in a series of State Medicaid Director correspondence that provides guidance on the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act), Public Law 111-5. This letter provides guidance on the process for accessing the increased Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP), expenditures for which the increased FMAP is available, and the eligibility “maintenance of effort” (MOE) requirements under section 5001(f) of the Recovery Act.
- Letter PDF (202K, 7 pages)
- Enclosure A PDF (82K, 1 page)
- Enclosure B PDF (92K, 2 pages)
Eligibility; eligibility standards; methodologies; procedures; SMD #09-005; ARRA #5; FMAP, ARRA, MOE, Section 5001 (f);
State Medicaid Director's letters
Center for Medicaid and State Operations
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