This factsheet provides an update to 1332 Waivers and Health Centers: Emerging Issues #12, published in June of 2016. Section 1332 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act allows states to waive certain provisions of the ACA in order to implement alternative approaches to coverage options. There have been a number of developments in this field; this update will reiterate topics that remain unchanged and highlight current waiver policy.
This project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under cooperative agreement number U30CS16089, Technical Assistance to Community and Migrant Health Centers and Homeless for $6,375,000.00 with 0% of the total NCA project financed with non-federal sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.