State Medicaid plans are in the process of implementation for the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. While it is understood that state Medicaid plans are realizing their responsibility in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, the process is laborious and unnecessary.
Many children’s hospitals across the country are struggling with the number of Medicaid plans they serve. With no consistent process, and the Medicare rules already established around claims processing for drug and investigational device exemption (IDE) trials, it is not surprising there are questions surrounding the rollout. Sites are going back to the January 2021 documents, qualifying each subject with the attestation form, and the paperwork is immense.