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Notification to Amend Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waivers

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) intends to file amendments with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to three of its home and community-based waiver programs operated through the Community Long Term Care (CLTC) Program. These waivers are:  
Post date: 08/21/2015 - 11:25am

Proposed Pre-Eligibility Medical Expenses

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(r)(1)(A), Social Security Act §1924(d)(1)(D), CFR Title 42 §435.725(c)(4) and CFR Title 42 §435.832(c)(4).
Post date: 08/12/2015 - 9:27am

NH Rates Effective 10/1/15

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 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: 08/10/2015 - 3:06pm

Proposed Renewal of the Intellectually Disabled and Related Disabilities Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Program

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that a draft of the waiver renewal document for the Intellectually Disabled/Related Disabilities (IDRD) home and community-based services (HCBS) waiver will be submitted to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS), and available for public review and comment.  
Post date: 08/05/2015 - 1:54pm

Physician Assistants (PA) public notice

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirement of 42 CFR 447.205, gives notice of the following proposed action regarding Physician Assistants.
Post date: 07/28/2015 - 1:11pm

Proposed Action Regarding The Health Insurance Premium Payment Program (HIPP)

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed action regarding the Health Insurance Premium Payment program (HIPP) under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 07/15/2015 - 2:59pm

Public Notice for NH Rates Effective 10/1/15

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 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: 06/30/2015 - 2:58pm

Final Eating Disorder Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following actions regarding the eating disorder treatment services under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 06/15/2015 - 10:28am

Proposed Autism Spectrum Disorder Public Notice

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: 05/29/2015 - 11:52am

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

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that the waiver-specific transition plans, required per Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Rule (42 CFR Part 430, 431 et al), has been submitted to CMS for review. It will be effective upon CMS approval. The following is a summary of the actions identified in the waiver-specific plans:
Post date: 05/01/2015 - 1:35pm

Actions Regarding Nondiscrimination Section Of The State Plan

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following actions regarding the Nondiscrimination section of the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid). Effective on or after July 1, 2015, SCDHHS will amend the South Carolina Title XIX state plan to:
Post date: 04/08/2015 - 3:26pm

Proposed Eating Disorders Public Notice

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding the eating disorder treatment services under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 03/25/2015 - 2:36pm

Notification to Amend Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waivers

As noted in the Nov. 3, 2014, public notification, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) intends to file amendments with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to two of its home and community-based waivers operated through the Community Long Term Care (CLTC) program.
Post date: 03/19/2015 - 5:06pm

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

South Carolina Statewide Transition Plan
Post date: 02/26/2015 - 4:36pm

Proposed Actions Regarding The Nondiscrimination Section Of The State Plan

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding the Nondiscrimination section of the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid). Effective on or after July 1, 2015, SCDHHS proposes to amend the South Carolina Title XIX state plan to:
Post date: 02/19/2015 - 9:58am

Primary Care Enhanced Payments

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirement of 42 CFR 447.205, gives notice of the following action regarding payments for services furnished by certain primary care physicians and charges for vaccine administration under the Vaccines for Children Program.
Post date: 12/22/2014 - 4:31pm

Final FFY 2015 DSH Payments

 
Post date: 12/19/2014 - 11:54am

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