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MS SPA 22-0001 COVID Testing approved by CMS

CMS approved State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0001 on November 14, 2022. State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0001 was submitted to allow the Division of Medicaid (DOM) to comply with the American Rescue Plan (ARP) requirements regarding coverage of U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)-authorized COVID diagnostic and screening tests consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) definitions and recommendations when ordered by a practitioner within their scope of practice, effective March 11, 2021.

For more information read the approved SPA pages.