Medicaid Primary Care Rate Increase: Next Steps for State Implementation

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On November 1, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final regulations regarding a Medicaid primary care rate increase to Medicare levels for 2013 and 2014 – a provision that is intended to encourage greater provider participation in Medicaid. This technical assistance brief reviews the final regulatory language and identifies key questions and operational steps states should consider in implementing this provision.

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Date: Dec 2012
Author: David Bricklin-Small and Tricia McGinnis