Tag: Federal Medical Assistance Percentage

Health Center Federal Policy, Uncategorized

Enactment of FMAP Extension Could Help Stave Off Devastating State Budget Cuts

By Robert Kidney, Assistant Director of State Affairs, NACHC $16.1 billion in extended FMAP funding was signed into law by President Obama last week, providing much needed fiscal relief to states. Approximately 30 states had already assumed the originally proposed $24 billion in extended FMAP funds in their SFY2011 budgets, and would have faced even …