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2019 March

12 March, Tuesday

2019 February

8 February, Friday

  • Utah Primary Care Network - Social Detoxification Amendment
    On February 6, 2019, the State of Utah submitted an amendment to their section 1115 demonstration, "Primary Care Network." This amendment will allow the state to provide clinically managed residential withdrawal services to Medicaid eligible adults, age 18 and older, who reside in Salt Lake County. The withdrawal services, which will be provided by the Volunteers of American Adult Detoxification Center and Center for Women and Children in a social setting, are provided to help individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) safely withdraw. The federal comment period will be open from February 9, 2019 through March 11, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments UT - Utah Primary Care Network
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2019 January

17 January, Thursday

  • Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver for Substance Use Disorder Treatment
    On January 2, 2019, Ohio requested a new 5-year section 1115 demonstration for substance use disorder (SUD) inpatient and residential treatment in managed care and fee-for-service for adults and children. This demonstration was requested to ensure a complete American Society of Addiction Medicine levels of care array is available as part of an essential continuum of care for Medicaid-enrolled individuals with opioid or other SUDs. The demonstration would permit Ohio to maintain critical access to medically-necessary SUD treatment services in the most appropriate setting for the member, regardless of length of stay, as part of a comprehensive continuum of SUD treatment services. The federal comment period will be open from January 17, 2019 through February 16, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments OH - Ohio Substance Use Disorder Treatment
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8 January, Tuesday

2018 December

20 December, Thursday

7 December, Friday

  • Virginia GAP and ARTS Delivery System Transformation - Extension Request
    Virginia requests an extension to the 1115 demonstration Virginia GAP ARTS Delivery System Transformation, renamed, Virginia COMPASS: Creating Opportunities for Medicaid Participants to Achieve Self-Sufficiency. The application requests to extend the current demonstration as well as implement a community engagement program for eligible adult populations. Beneficiaries will initially be required to work 20 hours per month, increasing to 80 hours per month after one year. Failure to comply with the requirements will result in suspension of Medicaid benefits. The state proposes including a number of exemptions and exceptions. The state will also require eligible beneficiaries with incomes 100 to 138 percent of the federal poverty level to pay monthly premiums. The premium amount will be based on a sliding income scale. Beneficiaries will make monthly premium payments of $5 to $10. The federal comment period will be open from December 7, 2018 through January 6, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments VA - Virginia The Virginia Governor's Access Plan (...
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6 December, Thursday

  • Nebraska Substance Use Disorder Section 1115 Demonstration - Pending Application
    On November 27, 2018, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services submitted an initial request to the Medicaid Coverage for the NE Substance Use Disorder section 1115 demonstration. The new request proposes the following: 1. A waiver of the 15-day monthly maximum on Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Institute for Mental Disease (IMD) utilization for members ages 21-64, and 2. A waiver of the requirement imposed by 42 CFR 438.6(e) that for purposes of capitation rate setting, that utilization of the substitute services identified in that that section be priced by the state and its contracted actuary at the cost of the same services delivered in state plan settings. . The federal public comment period will be open from December 6, 2018 to January 5, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments NE - Nebraska NE Substance Use Disorder Demo
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4 December, Tuesday

  • MaineCare
    Maine is requesting to implement work requirements as a condition of eligibility, monthly premiums for specific populations, and requiring co-pays for certain procedures that qualify as non-emergency usage of emergency rooms. In addition, Maine proposes to use asset tests in eligibility determinations and applying a transfer penalty to Medicaid-compliant annuities. Finally, Maine proposes to terminate the hospital presumptive eligibility policy option and providing initial non-long-term retroactive eligibility. The federal public comment period will be open from August 17, 2017 through September 16, 2017.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments ME - Maine MaineCare
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2018 November

23 November, Friday

  • TennCare II - Amendment 37
    Tennessee proposes to amend its demonstration in order to establish two new benefits and two new benefit groups within the Employment and Community First CHOICES Program. The new benefits/groups integrate behavioral health services with home and community-based services, and are targeted to individuals who have both an intellectual or developmental disability and enhanced behavioral support needs. The federal public comment period will be open from November 23, 2018 to December 23, 2018.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments TN - Tennessee TennCare II
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