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The Texas House unanimously passed a bill that would partially reverse a cut to disabled therapy services for children with disabilities. House Bill 25 would restore $160 million in Medicaid reimbursement rates for speech, physical, and occupational therapists, whose rates were cut in 2015 by $350 million.
CMS has approved a five-year extension of Florida’s Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) Section 1115 demonstration. Under the waiver, Florida will be permitted to operate a capitated Medicaid managed care program and a low-income pool (LIP). CMS will allow Florida to choose its own waiver benchmarks to evaluate waiver progress and reporting activities.