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As part of the state-federal partnership in administering the Medicaid programs, the Centers for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) issues technical assistance in the form of letters to State Medicaid Directors, Informational Bulletins, Issue Briefs, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to communicate with states and other stakeholders regarding operational issues related to Medicaid. Managed care technical assistance is available to assist state Medicaid agencies in developing, enhancing, implementing, and evaluating managed care programs.

Final Rules

CMS has updated regulations for Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care in 2016, 2017, and 2020. Additional information on all updated Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care Final Rules is available. For questions regarding Managed Care, please email ManagedCareRule@cms.hhs.gov.

Other Guidance

Guidance is also available on the following Topics: