CMS Opens Public Comment for California’s CalAIM Waiver Request

This week, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) confirmed receipt and completion of California’s Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver, referred to as California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM). CMS today opened a 30-day federal public comment period, allowing individuals to provide input on California’s request for a five-year Medicaid demonstration extension. The federal public comment period will close on August 15, 2021.

California’s waiver request, as well as public comment information, is available here.