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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AS74 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Changes to the Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control and Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Programs in Response to the Affordable Care Act (CMS-6068-F) 

This final rule updates the Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control (MEQC) and PERM programs based on the changes to Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) eligibility under the Affordable Care Act of 2010. This rule also implements various other improvements to the PERM program.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 431    42 CFR 457   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 1302    Pub. L. 111-148   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/22/2016  81 FR 40596   
NPRM Comment Period End  08/22/2016 
Final Action  03/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: State 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Bridgett Rider
Nurse Consultant
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Office of Financial Management, MS: C3-02-16, 7500 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-2602