Authors

Cynthia Shirk

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

7-30-2008

Comments

This document provides an overview of the different types of waiver authorities that are used to test new approaches to service delivery and financing of Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The document describes the structure and evolution of statewide section 1115 research and demonstration waivers and explains the “program waiver” options that are available under sections 1915(b) (“Freedom of Choice” Waivers) and 1915(c) (“Home- and Community-Based Services” Waivers) of the Medicaid statute.

Open Access

yes

 
 

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