Letter to CMS Requesting Extension for TennCare II Demonstration Comment Period

Executive Summary

On Monday, December 23, 2019, the National Health Law Program sent a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma asking her to extend the public comment period for Tennessee’s section 1115 waiver application that seeks to transform the State’s Medicaid program into a block grant. The CMS comment site is blocking and/or deterring submission of comments from the public—a problem first detected over the weekend.

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