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2019 July

11 July, Thursday

  • Utah Primary Care Network - Aged Population Dental Amendment
    On June 28, 2019, the State of Utah submitted an amendment to their section 1115 demonstration, "Primary Care Network." This amendment will allow the state to provide state plan dental benefits currently provided to pregnant women and the Blind and Disabled populations, as well as coverage of porcelain crowns, to Medicaid eligible individuals, ages 65 and older. The amendment will also allow the state to provide porcelain crowns to Targeted Adult Medicaid beneficiaries who are eligible for dental benefits under the demonstration. The federal comment period will be open from July 11, 2019 through August 10, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments UT - Utah Primary Care Network
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  • Maryland Health Choice - Amendment 2019
    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.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments MD - Maryland Maryland Health Choice
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8 July, Monday

  • New Mexico Centennial Care - Amendment
    New Mexico requests to amend the New Mexico Centennial Care 2.0 1115 Medicaid Demonstration to remove three programs in the current demonstration: co-payment requirements for Centennial Care 2.0 members, premiums for members of the Adult Expansion Group, and limitations of retroactive eligibility. In addition, the state is requesting to increase the number of Community Benefit slots by 1,500 during the time period of 2019 and 2023, and to expand the Centennial Home Visiting pilot program in the state. The federal public comment period will be open from July 8, 2019 to August 7, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments NM - New Mexico Centennial Care
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5 July, Friday

  • Iowa Wellness Plan - Extension Request (2019)
    Iowa requests to extend the Iowa Wellness Plan section 1115 demonstration to continue providing coverage to the new adult group, and to continue demonstration elements including premiums, healthy behavior incentives, the waiver of non-emergency medical transportation, and the waiver of retroactive eligibility for certain beneficiaries. The federal comment period will be open from July 5, 2019 through August 4, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments IA - Iowa Iowa Wellness Plan
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2019 June

13 June, Thursday

11 June, Tuesday

  • D.C. Behavioral Health Transformation
    The District of Columbia (D.C.) submitted an application for a new section 1115(a) demonstration that would allow D.C. to receive federal financial participation for inpatient, residential and other services provided to otherwise-eligible Medicaid beneficiaries while residing in institutions for mental diseases (IMD) for diagnoses of substance use disorder (SUD) and/or serious mental illness (SMI)/serious emotional disturbance (SED). The federal comment period will be open from June 11, 2019 through July 11, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments DC - District of Columbia Behavioral Health Transformation
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10 June, Monday

  • South Carolina Community Engagement
    South Carolina submitted an application requesting a new five-year section 1115 demonstration to implement a community engagement requirement, expansion of benefits, and a targeted substance use disorder program. All non-disabled individuals under the age of 65 covered by Medicaid, including parents and caretakers, children, pregnant women, and those needing substance use disorder treatment would be impacted by this demonstration. The federal comment period will be open from June 10, 2019 through July 10, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments SC - South Carolina South Carolina Community Engagement
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2019 May

29 May, Wednesday

3 May, Friday

  • Virginia FAMIS MOMS and FAMIS Select Renewal Application
    On April 26, 2019, Virginia submitted an application to extend its title XXI (Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)) Section 1115 Demonstration for another five years with no program changes. The demonstration has two components. The first component is called "FAMIS MOMS" and it expands title XXI coverage to uninsured pregnant women with family income up to 200% of the federal poverty level who are not eligible for Medicaid. The second component is called "FAMIS Select" and it uses title XXI funds to support families with children enrolled in CHIP that have access to private or Employer-sponsored health insurance by providing premium assistance for such health insurance coverage. The federal public comment period will be open from May 3, 2019 through June 2, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments VA - Virginia Virginia FAMIS MOMS
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2019 April

23 April, Tuesday

  • TennCare II - Amendment 39
    Tennessee proposes to amend its TennCare demonstration to adjust certain services within the benefit package for some adults. TennCare is partially funded by state revenue generated from a non-recurring hospital assessment, which is due to expire on June 30, 2019. This amendment outlines specific changes that would be required in the absence of this funding. The federal public comment period will be open from April 23, 2019 to May 23, 2019.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments TN - Tennessee TennCare II
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