The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today published answers to frequently asked questions about Section 1332 State Relief and Empowerment Waiver pass-through funding. Pass-through funding occurs when a Section 1332 waiver reduces federal spending on health insurance premium tax credits and/or small business tax credits and the savings are paid back to the state. CMS also published the methodology for calculating pass-through amounts, and select data for calculating 2019 pass-through amounts for the seven states with Section 1332 reinsurance waivers.

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