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State Compliance with Federal Certified Public Expenditures Regulations

Public entities (e.g., public hospitals) may certify that they spent funds on Medicaid items or services that are eligible for Federal matching funds.  These funds are referred to as certified public expenditures (CPEs) and may be claimed as the State’s share of Medicaid expenditures as long as the CPEs comply with Federal regulations and are being used for the required purposes (42 CFR § 433.51 and 45 CFR § 95.13.) We will determine whether States comply with Federal regulations for claiming CPEs, which are normally generated by local governments as part of their contribution to the coverage of Medicaid services.

Announced or Revised Agency Title Component Report Number(s) Expected Issue Date (FY)
Nov-16 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services State Compliance with Federal Certified Public Expenditures Regulations Office of Audit Services W-00-17-31110; various reviews 2018

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