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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

SCDMH 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: 09/25/2015 - 10:02am

Final Public Notice for Pre-Eligibility Expenses for LTC Beneficiaries

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following actions regarding the eligibility changes implemented under Social Security Act §1902(r)(1)(A), Social Security Act §1924(d)(1)(D), and CFR Title 42 §435.725(c)(4).
Post date: 09/25/2015 - 10:00am

Final Physician Assistants 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 action regarding Physician Assistants.
Post date: 09/14/2015 - 2:29pm

Final Health Insurance Premium Program (HIPP) Public Notice

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following 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: 08/28/2015 - 4:35pm

Proposed Public Notice for DSH Effective Oct. 1, 2015

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 under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 08/28/2015 - 4:32pm

Public Notice for Proposed IP/OP Hospital 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 paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 08/26/2015 - 9:18am

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

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