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Maryland Health Choice

  • Maryland Health Choice (modified: 4 years ago)
    Maryland requests to amend its demonstration to remove the institution for mental diseases (IMD) exclusion for non-public facilities. The federal public comment period will be open from August 13, 2015 through September 11, 2015.
  • Maryland Health Choice - Amendment (modified: 1 year ago)
    On July 2, 2018, Maryland submitted an amendment to its HealthChoice section 1115 demonstration to make several changes: 1) Provide diabetes prevention services through a limited pilot program; 2) Pay for certain inpatient treatments for participants with a primary substance use disorder and secondary mental health diagnosis at Institutions for Mental Diseases; 3) Cover a limited adult dental benefit for dually eligible participants who are 21 to 64 years of age; 4) Expand the cap for the Assisted Community Integration Services pilot program; and 5) Remove the family planning program from the demonstration as the state intends to submit a Medicaid State Plan Amendment to provide family planning services. The federal public comment period will be open from July 19, 2018 through August 18, 2018.
  • Maryland Health Choice - Amendment 2019 (modified: 6 months ago)
    On June 24, 2019, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) submitted an amendment application to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the Maryland HealthChoice section 1115 demonstration. The proposed amendment will establish a CoCM in primary care settings to provide services to participants enrolled in the HealthChoice demonstration. The 30-day federal public comment period will be open from July 11, 2019 through August 10, 2019.
  • Maryland HealthChoice 3-Year Extension (modified: 3 years ago)
    The State of Maryland requests a 3 year extension of the Maryland HealthChoice section 1115 demonstration from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2020. The 2016 HealthChoice section 1115 demonstration extension will implement initiatives that address social determinants of health encountered by individuals with Substance Use Disorder (SUD), individuals who are chronically homeless, and individuals with criminal justice involvement as well as continue effective and quality initiatives from the previous extension period. The federal public comment period will be open from July 15, 2016 through August 14, 2016.