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Change Healthcare Cybersecurity Incident – CMS Response and State Flexibilities

The Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services (CMCS) is issuing this CMCS Informational Bulletin
(CIB) to advise state Medicaid agencies that we do not intend to take enforcement action with
respect to certain Medicaid requirements under a limited set of circumstances described below to
enable critical Medicaid funds to continue to flow to providers and to prevent disruption of
access to Medicaid services, prevent associated negative health outcomes, and avoid solvency
issues for providers.

Download the Guidance Document


Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: March 15, 2024

DISCLAIMER: The contents of this database lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law (including Medicare Advantage Rate Announcements and Advance Notices) or as specifically incorporated into a contract. The Department may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on the guidance repository, except to establish historical facts.