New York State Medicaid provider organizations serving children receiving home- and community-based services (HCBS) through the Children’s Waiver will receive a temporary 25% rate increase. The goal is to improve service capacity. The rates are effective for services provided from April 1, 2022, through September 30, 2022. The rate increase was among the provisions of the state’s waiver renewal application submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in January 2022. On July 13, 2022, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) announced that CMS had approved the waiver renewal request on June 29 . . .
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