Statement on CMS’ Block Grant Guidance

January 30, 2020

Today, CMS issued a guidance allowing states to use waivers to block grant their Medicaid expansion population (a large portion of which are people with disabilities), reframing block grants as “Healthy Adult Opportunity.” CPR and other disability advocates have fought against prior attempts by Congress to block grant Medicaid and are very concerned by this latest effort by the Administration.  To read our full statement, click here and learn more about block grants here.