From: MassHealth.Innovations (EHS) <MassHealth.Innovations@
Date: Mon, Jun 27, 2022 at 4:19 PM
Subject: CMS Approves Temporary MassHealth 1115 Demonstration Extension
To: MassHealth.Innovations (EHS) <masshealth.innovations@state.
CMS Approves Temporary MassHealth 1115 Demonstration Extension
On June 9, 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) affirmed their strong support for the goals of MassHealth’s 1115 extension proposal submitted in December 2021 and approved a temporary extension of the current 1115 waiver while CMS and MassHealth finalize
MassHealth is working closely with CMS to finalize its proposed 5-year 1115 waiver extension. CMS is strongly supportive of MassHealth’s goals for the extension, including:
MassHealth and CMS are jointly committed to approval of the proposed 1115 waiver extension, and MassHealth looks forward to continued collaboration and partnership with CMS throughout the process.
CMS’s letter of approval for a temporary extension of the MassHealth 1115 demonstration can be viewed at https://www.mass.gov/info-