Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicaid Program; Citizenship Documentation Requirements
GAO-07-1112R: Jul 26, 2007
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) new rule on the Medicaid Program's citizenship documentation requirements. GAO found that (1) the final rule implements the statutory requirement that states obtain satisfactory documentary evidence of a Medicaid applicant's or recipient's citizenship and identity and provide states with guidance on the types of documentary evidence that may be accepted; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.