CMS Waivers and Flexibilities Check-In

Maryland Medicaid has elected to continue certain waiver authorities active during the Public Health Emergency (PHE)​ and use new waiver authorities during the unwinding period

  • CMS has enabled states to use extensions of certain Disaster State Plan authorities and strategies authorized under Section 1902(e)(14)(A) of the Social Security Act (“1902(e)(14)(A) strategies”). 
  • Maryland has requested various flexibilities during unwinding and has implemented other strategies to ensure eligible individuals stay covered by Medicaid or transition to other appropriate coverage. 
  • Maryland continues to actively consider and evaluate other authorities that may be available during the unwinding period.​​

 Waivers & Flexibilities

​To learn more about Maryland Medicaid CMS previously approved waiver authorities, see Medicaid Provider Information Related to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency > MDH Waiver Requests​.

Page Last Updated:  August 8, 2023