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2019 January

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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6 November, Tuesday

2018 October

3 October, Wednesday

  • Hawaii Quest Integration Extension Request
    On September 17, 2018, the Med-QUEST Division submitted an extension request to the Medicaid Coverage for the HI Question Integration section 1115 demonstration. The proposed extension will allow the state to continue the current waiver and expenditure authorities. Under the Demonstration, the state provides comprehensive benefits to nearly 360,000 Medicaid beneficiaries through a robust, including long term care and supports, managed care delivery system. The federal public comment period will be open from October 3, 2018 through November 1, 2018.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments HI - Hawaii Hawaii Quest
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1 October, Monday

  • Missouri Gateway to Better Health Amendment Application
    On August 31, 2018, the Missouri Department of Social Services submitted an amendment to the Gateway to Better Health section 1115 demonstration. The amendment application proposes two modifications to the Gateway to Better Health demonstration: (1) The authority to provide a limited substance use disorder (SUD) benefit that includes office visits and generic prescription drugs for SUD treatment; and (2) update standard terms and conditions (STC) language to clarify that the state is not required to adhere to the rebate requirements of Section 1927 of the Social Security Act due to the limited nature of the Gateway to Better Health demonstration prescription drug benefit. The federal comment period will be open from October 1, 2018 through October 30, 2018.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments MO - Missouri Missouri Gateway to Better Health Demonstrati...
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2018 September

26 September, Wednesday

  • Healthy Michigan - Amendment Request
    Michigan proposes to amend its demonstration, "Healthy Michigan Plan." The state is requesting that in order for beneficiaries with income between 100 percent and 133 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL) to maintain eligibility after 48 months of cumulative enrollment, they must engage in annual healthy behaviors and non-exempt beneficiaries must pay a monthly 5 percent of income premium as a condition of continued Medicaid eligibility. The state is also requesting the authority to require beneficiaries to participate in community engagement requirements as a condition of continued Medicaid eligibility. Michigan is no longer seeking to implement the "Marketplace Option" and is no longer seeking continuation of the corresponding authorities. The federal comment period will be open from September 26, 2018 through October 26, 2018.
    Location: Group Home Public Comments MI - Michigan Healthy Michigan Plan
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