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MS SPA 21-0021 Extended Services for Pregnant Women submitted to CMS

State Plan Amendment (SPA) 21-0021 is being submitted to allow the Division of Medicaid (DOM) to 1) revise coverage and payment methodology for extended services for pregnant and post-partum women who are at risk of morbidity or mortality, 2) set the fees for extended services for pregnant women the same as those in effect on July 1, 2021, and 3) remove the five percent (5%) reimbursement reduction effective July 1, 2021. These changes are being made to be in compliance with Miss. Code § 43-13-117, amended by MS Senate Bill 2799, effective July 1, 2021. Additional authority: Miss. Code § 43-13-121.

For more information, read the submitted SPA pages.