TITLE

Expanded Federal Role Presents Challenges to and Opportunities for Assisting States

PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/8/2011, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) testimony on how the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) expanded role poses challenges and opportunities for supporting states. It is discussed that the major difficulty CMS faces is ensuring effective coordination to avoid overlapping state and federal activities. Then again, ensuring Medicaid program integrity presents opportunities to join free workshop and to build relationships with staff from other states.
ACCESSION #
71823203

 

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