Public Notices

Public Notice of Final Action for the Revision of the Definition of DME

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following action to revise the durable Medical equipment (DME) definition under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 09/30/2021 - 4:51pm

Public Notice of Final Action for FFY 2022 DSH Payment Changes, Oct. 1, 2021, Inpatient/Outpatient Hospital Rate Changes, Oct. 1, 2021, PRTF Rate Changes and Oct. 1, 2021, SCDMH Hospital Rate 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, updating swing bed hospital and administrative day rates, eliminating the July 1, 2014, and Oct.
Post date: 09/30/2021 - 9:27am

Public Notice of Final Action for Setting 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 under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 09/28/2021 - 11:30am

Final Public Notice for the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following final actions regarding aligning policy and procedures for vaccine administration to children to match Vaccines for Children (VFC) program guidelines under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 08/31/2021 - 9:19am

Public Notice of Proposed Action for FFY 2022 DSH Payments, Updated Swing Bed Hospital and Administrative Day Rates, Elimination of the July 1, 2014 and October 1, 2015 Normalization Actions on Inpatient Hospital Per Discharge Rates/Outpatient Hospital Mu

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, updating swing bed hospital and administrative day rates, eliminating the July 1, 2014 and Oct.
Post date: 08/31/2021 - 9:17am

Heightened Scrutiny Category 3 Settings: Submission to CMS; South Carolina Home and Community-Based Services Statewide Transition Plan Updates

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Rule at 42 CFR 441.301(c)(6), gives notice that:
Post date: 08/23/2021 - 11:51am

Proposed Renewal of the Medically Complex Children Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Program

  The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that it intends to file a waiver renewal with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the Medically Complex Children (MCC) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver. The proposed effective date of this waiver renewal is Jan. 1, 2022. The following is a summary of changes included in the proposed waiver amendment:
Post date: 08/17/2021 - 12:47pm

Public Notice of Proposed Action for Setting 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 proposed actions 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: 08/13/2021 - 1:52pm

Public Notice of Final Action for Setting Payment Rates 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 action regarding its methods and standards for setting payment rates for long-term care facility services (excluding state-owned nursing facilities) under the South Carolina Medicaid State Plan (State Plan) under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assista
Post date: 06/07/2021 - 3:01pm

Public Notice of Final Action for the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following action regarding the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 05/25/2021 - 11:01am

Public Notice of Final Action for Dental Services

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following actions regarding the Dental Services benefit and Medical and Surgical Services of a Dentist under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid). Effective on or after July 1, 2021, SCDHHS will amend the South Carolina Title XIX State Plan to address the following updates:
Post date: 05/07/2021 - 9:19am

Public Notice of Final Action for the Supplemental Teaching Physician (STP) Payment Program

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 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: 03/26/2021 - 3:08pm

Waiver Renewal for the Community Choices (CC) and HIV/AIDS Waivers

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that it intends to file waiver renewals with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the Community Choices (SC.0405) and HIV/AIDS (SC.0186) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers operated through the Division of Health Programs. The proposed effective date of these waivers is July 1, 2021.
Post date: 02/26/2021 - 5:32pm

Public Notice of Final Action for Medication-Assisted Treatment

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following action regarding the new Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) section under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 02/18/2021 - 3:34pm

Heightened Scrutiny Category 2 Settings: Submission to CMS; South Carolina Home and Community-Based Services Statewide Transition Plan updates

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), pursuant to the requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Rule at 42 CFR 441.301(c)(6), gives notice that:
Post date: 02/10/2021 - 10:19am

Palmetto Coordinated System of Care 1915(c) Waiver Amendment

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that an amendment to the approved 1915(c) Palmetto Coordinated System of Care (PCSC [SC.1686.R00.00]) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver will be submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The approved effective date of the existing waiver is Aug. 1, 2020. The proposed waiver amendment will become effective upon CMS approval.
Post date: 01/25/2021 - 3:22pm

Final Action for Setting Payment Rates 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 actions regarding its methods and standards for setting payment rates for long-term care facility services (excluding state-owned nursing facilities) under the South Carolina Medicaid State Plan (State Plan) under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assist
Post date: 12/31/2020 - 10:55am

Final Action for FFY 2021 DSH Payments and Swing Bed Hospital and Administrative Day 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 actions regarding its methods and standards for establishing Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments to qualifying DSH hospitals and for updating the swing bed hospital and administrative day rates.
Post date: 12/31/2020 - 10:07am

State Community Engagement Implementation Task Force

The purpose of this task force is to coordinate the efforts of those agencies and entities necessary to implement the Healthy Connections Community Engagement Initiative, as outlined in Executive Order 
Post date: 12/15/2020 - 5:01pm

Pages

Report Fraud