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Waiver

Experimental Medicaid programs which do not qualify for the federal match under the current Medicaid regulations, but have the potential to reduce overall Medicaid costs by providing services in innovative ways, or to groups of people not covered under the traditional Medicare program. These programs are approved on a demonstration basis, and generally have limited slots available.

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