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2019 June

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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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

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