- August/September 2020
- Vol. 21, No. 6
Children's Bureau Releases Information Memorandum Pertaining to New Legislation Aimed at Helping Families During the COVID-19 Emergency
The Children's Bureau released ACYF-CB-IM-20-05 to inform title IV-B and IV-E agencies about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act and provide basic information on these new laws.
According to the Information Memorandum, states are temporarily permitted to increase their Federal Medical Assistance Percentage by 6.2 percent for each quarter occurring during the pandemic emergency.
For more information on this and other Children's Bureau Information Memorandums, visit the Children's Bureau website.