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Proposed Public Notice for SCDMH Nursing Facilities

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding its methods and standards for paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 08/31/2016 - 3:19pm

Proposed Public Notice for Rotary Air Ambulance

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following proposed action regarding its methods and standards for paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 08/31/2016 - 3:21pm

Final Public Notice for Nursing Facility Rate Updates Effective Oct. 1, 2016

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following actions regarding its methods and standards for setting payment rates for long term care facility services (excluding state owned nursing facilities) under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 08/22/2016 - 11:50am

Final Public Notice for the Statewide Transition Plan

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that the revised draft South Carolina Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Statewide Transition Plan, required per Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) HCBS Rule (42 CFR 441.301(c)(6)), is available for public review and comment. The revised South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan will be submitted to CMS on October 28, 2016.
Post date: 08/16/2016 - 2:45pm

Final Public Notice for FQHC Payment Methdology

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following actions regarding its methods and standards for paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 07/25/2016 - 11:31am

Summary of the Public Input for the Renewal of the Medicaid Medically Complex Children (MCC) Waiver Program and Transition Plan

Summary of the Public Input for the Renewal of the Medicaid Medically Complex Children (MCC) Waiver Program and Transition Plan The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) held four public meetings on the proposed five-year waiver renewal for the Medically Complex Children's (MCC) Waiver and MCC Transition Plan. The public meetings, held across the state, were in the following locations:
Post date: 07/20/2016 - 11:13am

Proposed Public Notice for Nursing Home Rates Effective October 1, 2016

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding its methods and standards for setting payment rates for long term care facility services (excluding state owned nursing facilities) under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 07/08/2016 - 4:03pm

Final Public Notice for Family Planning-Only Application Process

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following action regarding its methods and standards for paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 06/27/2016 - 2:41pm

Final Public Notice for SCDMH Clinic Services

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following action regarding its methods and standards for paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 06/27/2016 - 10:46am

Proposed Public Notice for Non-State Owned Governmental Long Term Psychiatric Hospitals

  The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding its methods and standards for paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 05/26/2016 - 9:20am

Proposed Public Notice for FQHC Payment Methodology

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding its methods and standards for paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 05/23/2016 - 9:08am

Proposed Public Notice for Family Planning-Only Application Process

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding the eligibility changes implemented under Social Security Act §1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XXI).
Post date: 05/19/2016 - 3:30pm

Proposed SCDMH Clinic Rates

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following proposed action regarding its methods and standards for paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 05/19/2016 - 3:34pm

Proposed Renewal of the Medically Complex Children's Waiver

  The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed action regarding the five year waiver renewal for the Medically Complex Children's (MCC) waiver. The waiver renewal will be submitted on or before Sept. 1, 2016. The requested effective date of the MCC waiver renewal is Jan. 1, 2017. The following are proposed changes for the MCC Waiver:
Post date: 05/16/2016 - 9:24am

Final Public Notice for the RBHS Carve-In

  The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following actions regarding Behavioral Health, Community Integration Services and Therapeutic Childcare Centers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid). Effective on or after July 1, 2016, the SCDHHS will amend the South Carolina Title XIX State Plan as follows:
Post date: 03/31/2016 - 5:00pm

Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Rule: South Carolina Statewide Transition Plan

  Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Rule: South Carolina Statewide Transition Plan - Revised
Post date: 03/31/2016 - 1:37pm

Final Public Notice for RBH Providers - Provider Qualifications

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following action to more clearly require compliance with South Carolina health practice acts, ensure consumer protection, and improve utilization and quality of services provided to beneficiaries under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 03/29/2016 - 8:59am

Final Public Notice for Supplemental Teaching Payments

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gives notice of the following action regarding its methods and standards for setting payments for the Supplemental Teaching Physician Payment Program under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 03/28/2016 - 1:46pm

Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Rule: South Carolina Statewide Transition Plan

  South Carolina Statewide Transition Plan - Revised
Post date: 02/23/2016 - 3:13pm

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Mar 31, 2017

Governor Henry McMaster today announced Christian L. Soura’s resignation as Director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, effective April 7, 2017.

Jun 2, 2016

South Carolina Birth Outcomes Initiative Wins National Award for Innovative Strategies to Improve Health of Moms and Babies

Feb 23, 2016

Beginning April 1, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) will require that providers verify Medicaid members' controlled substance prescription history before issuing prescriptions for opioids

Reports / Statistics

 

 
•SFY12 and SFY13 Update
•Affordable Care Act Summary
•What Medicaid is looking for from providers
•Efforts underway

Posted: 08/01/2012 - 2:39pm

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services: Strategic Vision/Plan for Rebalancing Long Term Care

Full Version

Posted: 06/14/2012 - 2:36pm

  • Section 1: Overview & FY 2012 Update
  • Section 2: FY 2013 Budget Request
  • Section 3:  Looking Ahead
  • Appendix: Update Regarding Improper Release of Medicaid Beneficiary Data, and PERM

Full  Presentation

Posted: 03/28/2012 - 2:39pm

  • Section 1: Overview & FY 2012 Update
  • Section 2: FY 2013 Budget Request
  • Section 3: Looking Ahead

Full Presentation

Posted: 01/19/2012 - 1:41pm

  • Section 1: Overview
  • Section 2: FY 2012 Update
  • Section 3: FY 2013 Budget Request
  • Section 4: Looking Ahead

Full  Presentation

Posted: 12/15/2011 - 1:43pm

Medicaid Cost and Quality Effectiveness

The Department of Health and Human Services shall establish a procedure to assess the various forms of health care delivery systems to measure cost effectiveness and quality. These measures must be compiled on an annual basis on identifiable benchmarks.  These measures must broadly address agency program areas and initiatives using national and state measures.  Cost effectiveness shall be determined in an actuarially sound manner and data must be aggregated in a manner to be determined by a third party.  The methodology must use appropriate case-mix and actuarial adjustments.  The department shall issue an annual healthcare report of statewide measures deemed appropriate by the department required under state and federal guidelines.  The report shall be formatted in a clear, concise manner in order to be easily understood by Medicaid beneficiaries and other stakeholders.  The annual results of the cost effectiveness calculations, quality measures and the report cards shall be made public on the department's website by December thirty-first for the prior state fiscal year.

 

Medicaid Cost And Quality Effectiveness 
Description: The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) commissioned the following reports that meet the requirements of Proviso 21.33 of the General Appropriations Act of 2011-2012: “Medicaid Cost Effectiveness Analysis” and “Managed Care Savings Analysis”. These reports are important tools in understanding South Carolina Medicaid’s recent experience with coordinated care and will help guide future development of service delivery models. Posted: 10/14/2011 2:54:10 PM

Medicaid Cost And Quality Effectiveness
Description: The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) commissioned the following three independent reports that meet the requirements of Proviso 21.33 of the General Appropriations Act of 2010-2011: “Medicaid Cost and Quality Effectiveness,” “Managed Care Savings Analysis” and “South Carolina Health Plans Report Card.” These reports are important tools in understanding South Carolina Medicaid’s recent experience with coordinated care and will help guide future development of service delivery models.
Posted: 10/4/2010 8:50:17 AM

Posted: 10/14/2011 - 12:07pm

Best Management Practices Self Assessment 

Description: DHHS self-assessment of management, as mandated by Proviso 72.62, State Fiscal Year 2008-2009 Appropriations Act.
Posted: 12/04/2009

2009 Non-Emergency Medicaid Transportation Services Survey

This report was produced under contract with the SC Department of Health and Human Services by the USC Institute for Families in Society. We are indebted to the staff of the USC Institute for Public Service and Policy Research Survey Lab for their help in conducting the telephone interviews.
Download Full Report

Posted:9/22/2009

DHHS 2008 Annual Report
Posted: 7/6/2009 4:06:30 PM

SCDHHS Response to LAC Audit of
Non-emergency Transportation Program

Copy of the LAC Report

2008 Annual Satisfaction and Experience Report
Description: Report Of Annual Survey Of Community Long Term Care (CLTC) Consumer Experience and Satisfaction
Posted: 4/6/2009 4:18:41 PM

 

Posted: 12/04/2009 - 12:22pm

 

2007 SCHIP annual report 
Posted: 4/18/2008

DHHS 2007 Annual Report 
Posted: 3/27/2008

Posted: 04/18/2008 - 5:13pm

CLTC Annual Consumer Experience and Satisfaction Report 

Description: Report of Annual Survey of Community Long Term Care (CLTC)
Consumer Experience and Satisfaction
Posted: 11/7/2007 11:31:10 AM

Best Management Practices Self Assessment 
Description: DHHS self-assessment of management, as mandated by Proviso 72.59, State Fiscal Year 2007-2008 Appropriations Act.
Posted: 10/29/2007

DHHS 2006 Annual Report (7 Mb)
Posted: 4/17/2007 10:41:11 AM

 

2006 SCHIP Annual Report 

Description: THe State Children's Health Insurance Plans
Posted: 2/20/2007 9:18:58 AM

Posted: 11/07/2007 - 4:15pm

Best Management Practices Self Assessment 
Description: DHHS self-assessment of management, as mandated by Proviso 72.62, State Fiscal Year 2006-2007 Appropriations Act.
Posted: 08/22/2006

Posted: 08/22/2006 - 5:17pm

Best Management Practices Self Assessment 
Posted: 12/08/2005

2005 Newsletter: (English)   (Español)

Posted: 12/08/2005 - 4:19pm

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