Quick Review: Transparency, Opportunity for Comment

Quick Review: Transparency, Opportunity for Comment

Executive Summary

A Quick Review of transparency and opportunity for public comment in requests for Section 1115 Waivers. In this brief overview, Senior Attorney Catherine McKee, Legal Director Jane Perkins, and Managing Attorney of the DC office Mara Youdelman note, “The importance of the transparency and public accountability requirements has never been greater,” as the HHS secretary has expressed a willingness to approve demonstrations that include work requirements, eliminate presumptive eligibility, and impose greater premiums and cost-sharing than the Medicaid Act allows.

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