CMS To Maintain Navigator Funding At $10 Million For 2020, 2021

KATIE KEITH | May 29, 2019

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On May 23, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new funding opportunity announcement for the navigator program for 2020 and 2021, as well as a series of frequently asked questions and an overview of the application process. CMS intends to fund the navigator program in the 34 states with a federally facilitated marketplace at $10 million per year, for a total of $20 million.The amount of funding for navigators is unchanged from last year’s significant cuts. The $10 million in annual funding is down from a high of $63 million for the 2017 plan year. Since the Trump administration took office, the navigator program has been cut by about 84 percent.

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