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Coverage of Youth Formerly in Foster Care in Medicaid (Section 1002(a) of the SUPPORT Act)

The purpose of this letter is to provide guidance to states1 on important changes to the mandatory
Medicaid eligibility group serving youth formerly in foster care (the former foster care children
group, or FFCC group).

Download the Guidance Document


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

Issue Date: December 16, 2022

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.