Medicaid 1115 Waiver

Rhode Island

~~“The Medicaid 1115 Waiver constitutes the legal authority granted to the State by federal government to pursue innovations that improve health care access, quality and outcomes and further the goals of the Medicaid and CHIP Programs.  The terms and conditions of the State’s Medicaid 1115 Waiver act as a contract that establishes the scope of the State’s flexibility under federal law relative to the Medicaid State Plan. To make changes to the Medicaid 1115 Waiver, the State must submit a request to CMS for review and approval.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
Systems: 
  • Medicaid Agencies
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
Date Enacted: 
07/01/2018
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