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Medicaid SPA Processing Tools for States

As part of a strategy to increase transparency, enhance efficiency, and reduce burden for States in the review and approval process of State Plan Amendments, CMS committed to providing a tool kit to assist States in the development of complete submissions, and facilitate quicker adjudication of SPAs. This page provides a collection of existing preprints, templates, checklists and other existing guidance that will be enhanced as more tools are developed.

Payment SPA Tools

Eligibility and Administration SPA Tools

Premiums and Cost-Sharing SPA Tools

Pharmacy SPA Tools

Home and Community Based Services SPA Tools

Benefits and Coverage SPA Tools

Mandatory MAT Tools-SUPPORT Act Section 1006(b)

Alternate Benefit Plan Tools

Other Benefit SPA Tools

Integrated Care SPA Tools (Managed Care, PACE and Health Homes)