Sickle Cell Public Notice

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following action regarding disease management services.
Effective for service dates on or after May 1, 2014, SCDHHS will amend the Title XIX State Plan to add Sickle Cell Disease Management Services.  
SCDHHS will make this change to improve the quality of life and address the healthcare needs of the Medicaid population of South Carolina. Services will be available to beneficiaries diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease and direct services will be provided by enrolled Disease Management Organizations (DMO) specializing in the management of Sickle Cell Disease.
SCDHHS projects that upon implementation of the action noted above, annual aggregate Medicaid fee for service expenditures will not be impacted as this action represents a change in the Medicaid services that were previously delivered to this patient population. 
Copies of this notice are available at each County Department of Health and Human Services Office and at for public review. Additional information regarding this action is available upon request at the address cited below.
Any written comments submitted may be reviewed by the public at the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Health Services, 1801 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.
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