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Public Notices

Proposed Action for the Supplemental Teaching Physician (STP) Payment Methodology Update

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 setting payments for the Supplemental Teaching Physician (STP) Payment Program under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 03/02/2018 - 3:21pm

Public Notice: Opioid Prescribing Limits

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following actions regarding opioid prescription limitations paid pursuant to Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 03/01/2018 - 6:00pm

Public Notice of Proposed Actions for the Update of Periodicity Schedules

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding the update of Periodicity Schedules under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 02/22/2018 - 8:55am

Public Notice of Proposed Actions for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Rate Setting Methodology

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services gives notice of the following proposed action regarding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Services under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 02/21/2018 - 4:55pm

Proposed Renewal of the Head and Spinal Cord Injury Waiver

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of its intent to renew the Head and Spinal Cord Injury (HASCI) Waiver for an additional five years. The waiver renewal request will be submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on or before March 30, 2018. The requested effective date of the HASCI Waiver renewal is July 1, 2018.
Post date: 02/16/2018 - 3:15pm

Public Notice of Final Actions for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Services Provided for Nursing Facility Residents

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 payment rates for long term care facility services under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 12/29/2017 - 1:49pm

Proposed Actions for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Services Provided for Nursing Facility Residents

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 setting payment rates for long term care facility services under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 11/29/2017 - 5:25pm

Public Notice of Final Actions for FFY 2018 DSH Payments and Inpatient/Outpatient Hospital Changes

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, for potential increases to inpatient hospital per discharge rates and outpatient hospital multipliers, for updating the
Post date: 09/29/2017 - 3:18pm

Public Notice of Final Actions for South Carolina Department of Mental Health (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  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: 09/29/2017 - 1:53pm

Public Notice of Final Actions for Long Term Care Facility Services (Excluding State Owned 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 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: 09/21/2017 - 3:56pm

Public Notice of Proposed Actions for South Carolina Department of Mental Health (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 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: 08/31/2017 - 9:44am

Public Notice of Proposed Actions for FFY 2018 DSH Payments and Inpatient/Outpatient Hospital Changes

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 establishing Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments to qualifying DSH hospitals, for potential increases to inpatient hospital per discharge rates and outpatient hospital multipliers, for upd
Post date: 08/31/2017 - 9:31am

Public Notice of Proposed Actions for Long Term Care Facility Services (Excluding State Owned 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 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: 08/14/2017 - 10:08am

Waiver Renewal for the Mechanical Ventilator Dependent Waiver and Waiver Specific Transition Plan

  The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) intends to file waiver renewal with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the Mechanical Ventilator Dependent (SC.40181) Home and Community-based (HCB) Waiver operated through the Community Long Term Care (CLTC) program.  The effective date for the proposed waiver renewal changes is Dec. 1, 2017 or upon CMS approval.   
Post date: 07/14/2017 - 2:17pm

Public Notice of Final Actions for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services gives notice of the following action regarding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Services under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 06/30/2017 - 3:17pm

Public Notice of Final Actions for Dental Fee Schedule Rate Increase

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 Dental services under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 06/28/2017 - 4:42pm

Public Notice of Final Actions for Pharmacy Benefit Co-Payments

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following actions regarding the prescription co-payments under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 06/28/2017 - 4:45pm

Public Notice of Final Actions for Pharmacy Prescription Limit

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following actions regarding the monthly prescription limit under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 06/28/2017 - 4:48pm

Public Notice of Final Actions for the South Carolina Department of Mental Health (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 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: 06/22/2017 - 5:08pm

Public Notice of Final Actions for Federally Qualified Health Care Centers (FQHCs)

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 Federally Qualified Health Care Centers (FQHCs) under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 06/22/2017 - 5:05pm

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Jul 7, 2020

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) announced it will immediately begin accepting applications for a new limited-benefit Medicaid coverage group to provide reimbursement for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing for those without healthcare coverage. SCDHHS’ COVID-19 Limited Benefit Program was authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and will provide additional financial support to increase access to testing, a critical component of the state’s response to addressing the pandemic, for South Carolinians without other sources of healthcare coverage.

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

 

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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