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Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Friday, February 10, 2017

Title IV-E Foster Care Children, under the care and custody of CFSA and placed outside of the District of Columbia, are required to be enrolled in that state’s Medicaid program and receive medical services through that state’s Medicaid program. Recently, after lengthy discussions with CMS, the District was able to make a persuasive argument for these individuals to remain in the District’s Medicaid program and establish a policy that identifies when enrollment in the District’s program would not be in the best interest of the individual.