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Oversight of Quality of Care in Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Waiver Programs

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Seven of the twenty-five States that the OIG reviewed did not have adequate systems to ensure the quality of care provided to beneficiaries. Although CMS renewed the waiver programs in all seven of these States, three did not adequately correct identified problems. Not only did these States fail to correct these problems before renewal of their programs, they also had still not adequately addressed the problems long after renewal. In addition, CMS did not consistently use the few tools it has to ensure that States correct problems related to quality of care.

See on www.oig.hhs.gov

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