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Proposed 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 proposed action regarding payments for services furnished by certain primary care physicians and charges for vaccine administration under the Vaccines for Children Program.
Post date: 11/17/2014 - 4:20pm

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

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that the draft Statewide Transition Plan, required per Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Rule (42 CFR Part 441.301(c)(6)), is available for public review and comment. The South Carolina Statewide Transition Plan will be submitted on or before Jan. 28, 2015. It will be effective upon CMS approval.
Post date: 11/10/2014 - 2:09pm

Notification to Amend Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waivers:

This notice is outdated please view the updated version THIS IS A CORRECTION TO THE AUGUST 28, 2014 PUBLIC NOTICE
Post date: 11/10/2014 - 10:24am

Waiver Specific Transition Plans For The Community Choices (CC) and Mechanical Ventilator Dependent (Vent) Waivers

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 draft 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), are available for public review and comment.
Post date: 11/10/2014 - 9:52am

Actions Regarding Intensive Family Services

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding Intensive Family Services under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 10/23/2014 - 11:25am

Final 2.50% Hospital Increase effective 10/1/14

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: 10/07/2014 - 3:24pm

Action Regarding Tuberculosis (TB) Infected Individuals

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 Tuberculosis (TB) Infected Individuals.
Post date: 09/30/2014 - 4:57pm

Notification to Amend Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waivers

This notice is outdated please view the updated version  
Post date: 08/29/2014 - 9:35pm

Proposed Hospital 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 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: 08/28/2014 - 4:12pm

Action Regarding Preventative Services

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 Preventative Services.
Post date: 08/26/2014 - 9:19am

Actions Regarding The Estate Recovery Program

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following actions regarding the Estate Recovery Program under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid). Effective on or after October 1, 2014, SCDHHS will amend the South Carolina Title XIX State Plan definition of cost-effectiveness in regards to the Estate Recovery Program.
Post date: 08/18/2014 - 3:13pm

Proposed Renewals: Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) & Intellectually Disabled and Related Disabilities (ID/RD) Home and Community-Based Waivers

October 1,2014: ID/RD Waiver Renewal Transition PlanID/RD Waiver Renewal Transition Plan ID/RD Waiver Renewal Public Comment summary September 29, 2014:
Post date: 08/05/2014 - 12:46pm

Actions Regarding Payment Rates For Long Term Care Facility 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 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: 07/31/2014 - 2:19pm

Proposed Action Regarding Preventative Services

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 Preventative Services.
Post date: 07/21/2014 - 11:49am

Regarding The Exclusion Of Eligibility Groups From Mandatory Enrollment In Managed Care

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding the exclusion of eligibility groups from mandatory enrollment in Managed Care under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 07/03/2014 - 2:06pm

Proposed Actions Regarding The Estate Recovery Program

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding the Estate Recovery Program under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 07/03/2014 - 2:09pm

IP and OP Rate and Multiplier Updates Effective July 1 2014

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (Department), 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: 06/23/2014 - 2:40pm

Action Regarding Preventative Dental Services For Adults Over The Age Of 21

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 Preventative Dental services for adults over the age of 21.
Post date: 06/12/2014 - 3:40pm

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