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April 2018 - Contingency Document for States, in case the A-87 Exception Does Not Get Extended
February 2018 - Survey Summary: The A-87 Cost Allocation Exception: Have States Made Effective Use of It?
Executive Summary of APHSA's Survey: The A-87 Cost Allocation Exception
August 2016 - CMS releases State Medicaid Director Letter (SMDL) about Mechanized Claims Processing and Information Retrieval Systems - Modularity
March 2016 - CMS releases State Medicaid Director Letter (SMDL) about Mechanized Claims Processing and Information Retrieval Systems-Enhanced Funding
2016 - A-87 Cost Allocation Exception: Summary from the APHSA A-87 Exception Toolkit for Human Service Agencies
July 2015 - HHS & USDA Formally Announce 3 Year Extension to A-87 Exception & Expansion of Access to the CALT by HS Programs
June 2015 - APHSA Submits Comments on Medicaid Mechanized Claims Processing & Information Retrieval System NPRM (aka 90/10 NPRM)
October 2014 - CMS Announces Intent to Extend A-87 Exception and Propose Permanent 90/10 Funding for Medicaid E&E
Revised Toolkit - July 2014: A-87 Exception Toolkit for Human Service Agencies: Description of the Exception & Recommendations for Action. *Originally released on a joint call with APHSA & Federal State Systems Directors from ACF, CMS & FNS in January 2014. Slides available here.
May 2014 - NASCIO Requests Extension to A-87 Exception
December 2013 - APHSA Requests Extension to A-87 Exception
September 2011 APHSA FAQ “Building or Enhancing Interoperability of Human Service Programs with Medicaid Eligibility Systems and Healthcare Exchanges”
September 20, 2016 - Health and Human Services State of the States Survey. The Survey was done in partnership with CompTIA HSITAG and ISM, an affiliate of APHSA. Its purpose is “to gain and share insights from state and local Health and Human Services (H/HS) thought leaders relative to agency IT issues, challenges, trends, and perspectives.” Results of the first annual Survey results have been published here.