The document was last updated on November 9, 2021, by the Tennessee Division of TennCare, which oversees the state's Medicaid program. The document response to frequently asked questions about the state's plans to use a temporary 10 percentage point increase to the Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAP) for Medicaid home- and community-based services (HCBS). The increase is through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act. To enhance provision of HCBS, the state intends to invest up to $400 million. The majority of the funding will be used to raise wages for direct support professionals to at least $12 . . .
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