(2) When a tax that meets the criteria specified in paragraph (a)(1) of this section is imposed on more than one class of health care items or services, a separate waiver must be obtained for each class of health care items and services subject to the tax.
(b)Waiver conditions. In order for CMS to approve a waiver request that would permit a State to receive tax revenue (within specified limitations) without a reduction in FFP, the State must demonstrate, to CMS's satisfaction, that its tax program meets all of the following requirements:
(1) The net impact of the tax and any payments made to the provider by the State under the Medicaid program is generally redistributive, as described in § 433.68(e);
(2) The amount of the tax is not directly correlated to Medicaid payments; and
(3) The tax program does not fall within the hold harmless provisions specified in § 433.68(f).
(c)Effective date. A waiver will be effective:
(1) The date of enactment of the tax for programs in existence prior to August 13, 1993 or;
(2) For tax programs commencing on or after August 13, 1993, on the first day in the quarter in which the waiver is received by CMS.
[57 FR 55138, Nov. 24, 1992, as amended at 58 FR 43182, Aug. 13, 1993]
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