Minnesota Family Planning Program (MFPP) Section 1115 Waiver

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CMS Approves Six-Month Extension of MFPP Waiver through Dec. 31, 2016

The Minnesota Family Planning Program (MFPP) section 1115 waiver gives Minnesota the authority to receive federal matching funds for family planning services to men and women, ages 15 to 50, who have family incomes at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level and who are not enrolled in Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare.

State law requires DHS to seek state plan authority for the MFPP. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted a temporary extension of the MFPP waiver through Dec. 31, 2016. The extension of the waiver will allow the program to operate under the existing terms and conditions as DHS prepares for the transition to state plan authority.

CMS Approval Letter (PDF)

Public Forum on MFPP Waiver

DHS invites the public to comment on the progress of the Minnesota Family Planning Program (MFPP) waiver at the annual public forum on Aug. 3, 2016.

MFPP Waiver Public Forum
Date
: Aug. 3, 2016
Time
: 11 a.m. – Noon
Location
: Minnesota Department of Human Services
Elmer L. Andersen Human Services Building, Room 2390
540 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN 55164

Participants may attend the forum by phone or in person. To attend by phone, send an email request to Section1115WaiverComments@state.mn.us to obtain the call-in information.

MFPP Waiver Reports to CMS

The MFPP waiver special terms and conditions require the state to provide updates on the program’s implementation to CMS. Reports are submitted on a quarterly and annual basis.

MFPP Demonstration Year VIII


MFPP Demonstration Year IX


MFPP Demonstration Year X


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