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2017 October

20 October, Friday

17 October, Tuesday

  • Healthier Mississippi - 2017 Extension
    Mississippi is seeking to extend its Healthier Mississippi demonstration for five years with no program changes. This demonstration operates statewide and provides Medicaid services to aged, blind, or disabled individuals who have no Medicare coverage and who are not otherwise eligible for Medicaid. The goal of this demonstration is to improve the overall health status of individuals who, without the demonstration, have very limited access to health care by providing primary and preventive care. The state is not proposing any programmatic changes to the demonstration with this extension request. The federal public comment period will be open from October 17, 2017 to November 16, 2017.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments MS - Mississippi Healthier Mississippi
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11 October, Wednesday

  • 2017 Extension
    Florida is seeking to extend its family planning demonstration for five years. This demonstration operates statewide and provides family planning services and family planning-related services to women of childbearing age with family income at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty level, who are not otherwise eligible for Medicaid. The state is not proposing any programmatic changes to the demonstration with this extension request. The federal public comment period will be open from October 11, 2017 to November 10, 2017.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments FL - Florida Florida Medicaid Family Planning Waiver
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6 October, Friday

  • Delaware Diamond State Health Plan
    Delaware is requesting an amendment to its demonstration to provide coverage to Former Foster Care Youth that were in foster care under the responsibility of a different state at the time they turned 18 or when they "aged out" of foster care, were enrolled in Medicaid at that time, and are under age 26. The amendment is designed to increase and strengthen overall coverage of and improve health outcomes for these youth. The federal public comment period will be open from October 6, 2017 through November 6, 2017.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments DE - Delaware Delaware Diamond State Health Plan Demonstrat...
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2017 September

22 September, Friday

  • TennCare II - Amendment #32
    Tennessee submitted a request to amend its demonstration on September 6, 2017. The state proposes to make changes to the demonstration as a result of Public Chapter Number 363 passed by the Tennessee General Assembly on May 4, 2017 and signed by Governor Haslam on May 11, 2017. Tennessee requests to establish a two-year pilot p roject provides an Medication Therapy Management (MTM) benefit to TennCare beneficiaries enrolled in a health home or patient-centered medical home (PCMH). Approximately 300,000 beneficiaries are enrolled in one of these two programs under TennCare. The stated goals for the pilot are to increase engagement of pharmacists and increase collaboration between pharmacists and primary care providers. The state also expects that MTM services will enhance the effectiveness of health homes and PCMH programs, improve health outcomes and quality of care for the enrollees. The public comment period will be open from September 22, 2017 through October 22, 2017
    Location: Group Home Public Comments TN - Tennessee TennCare II
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20 September, Wednesday

  • September 2017 Amendment
    Massachusetts is requesting to amend its section 1115 Medicaid demonstration, entitled "MassHealth," to restructure coverage for non-disabled adults to align with commercial plans, to adopt widely used commercial tools to lower drug prices and enhanced rebates, and requests to strengthen its behavioral health care and addiction treatment systems; and shift Medicaid enrollment into a fully integrated delivery system. With this amendment, the Commonwealth aims to improve the quality and integration of health care delivery. The federal public comment period will be open from September 20, 2017 through October 20, 2017.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments MA - Massachusetts MassHealth
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18 September, Monday

  • I/DD Amendment Request
    New York submitted a request to amend its 1115 demonstration to transition services for individuals with intellectual and developmental (I/DD) into their 1115 demonstration. The federal comment period will be open from September 18, 2017 through October 16, 2017.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments NY - New York New York Medicaid Redesign Team Demonstration...
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  • KanCare 2017 Extension
    Kansas requests a one year extension to its KanCare demonstration with no changes. KanCare provides statewide managed care to the majority of Medicaid state plan populations for physical, behavioral, and long term care services. KanCare operates concurrently with the state's section 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers and together provides the authority necessary to require enrollment of almost all Medicaid beneficiaries (including the aged, disabled, and some dual eligibles) into a managed care delivery system to receive state plan and HCBS waiver services. KanCare also includes a safety net care pool to support certain hospitals that incur uncompensated care costs for Medicaid beneficiaries and the uninsured, and to provide incentives to hospitals for programs to enhance access to health care and improve the quality of care. The federal public comment period will be open from August 11, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments KS - Kansas Kansas KanCAre
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  • Amendment 17- Supportive Housing Services
    The Hawaii Department of Human Services (DHS) requests an amendment to provide supportive housing services for chronically homeless individuals with a behavioral or physical illness or a substance abuse diagnosis. The supportive housing services will include pre-tenancy and tenancy support services to assist individuals with obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. The federal public comment period will be open from September 18, 2017 - October 17, 2017.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments HI - Hawaii Hawaii Quest
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15 September, Friday

  • Florida Managed Medical Assistance - Amendment
    Florida is submitting a request to amend its Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) section 1115 demonstration. The goals of the amendment are to ensure continued Medicaid coverage and access to health care services for vulnerable populations-while also achieving administrative efficiencies by consolidating the authority for the MEDS-AD and PAC waiver populations under the authority of the MMA demonstration. The federal public comment period will be open from September 15, 2017 through October 15, 2017.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments FL - Florida Florida Managed Medical Assistance
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