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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 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 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 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 - 1:45pm

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

  South Carolina Statewide Transition Plan - Revised
Post date: 02/23/2016 - 3:12pm

Proposed Public Notice for RBHS Inclusion in the Coordinated Care Benefit

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed 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 proposes to amend the South Carolina Title XIX State Plan as follows:
Post date: 02/17/2016 - 11:07am

Proposed Public Notice for Rehabilitative Behavioral Health Providers-Provider Qualifications

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed 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: 02/12/2016 - 4:28pm

Final Public notice for DSH Effective 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 establishing Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments to qualifying DSH hospitals under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 12/18/2015 - 1:34pm

Final Public Notice for SCDMH Rate Effective 12/1/15

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: 11/20/2015 - 3:48pm

Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Rule: South Carolina Waiver Specific Transition Plans for the Community Choices (CC), Mechanical Ventilator Dependent (Vent) and HIV/AIDS Waivers

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that Waiver Specific Transition Plan drafts, required per Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Rule (42 CFR Part 430, 431, et al), have been submitted to CMS for review and will be effective upon CMS approval.
Post date: 11/20/2015 - 1:23pm

Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waiver Amendments Submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

  The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that amendments to three of its home and community-based waiver programs, operated through the Community Long Term Care (CLTC) Program, have been submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for review. Amendments will be effective upon CMS approval. These waivers are:
Post date: 11/18/2015 - 4:37pm

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