Public Notices

Public Hearings for Proposed Regulations

A public hearing before the Honorable Deborah Brooks Durden, Administrative Law Judge, will be held beginning at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, on the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services' (SCDHHS) Proposed Regulations Document No. 4746. The hearing will be held at the Administrative Law Court in the second floor hearing room of the Edgar A. Brown building located at 1205 Pendleton Street in Columbia.
Post date: 04/13/2017 - 4:31pm

SCDHHS Seeks Public Comments on BabyNet

Pursuant to Executive Order 2016-20 and effective July 1, 2017, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) will assume lead agency designation for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C program, known in South Carolina as “BabyNet,” from South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness.
Post date: 04/06/2017 - 1:25pm

Final Public Notice for 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: 03/31/2017 - 2:07pm

Proposed Public Notice for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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: 03/31/2017 - 1:26pm

Final Public Notice for Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTFs)

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following actions regarding Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTFs) under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 03/27/2017 - 3:48pm

Proposed Public Notice for 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 proposed 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: 03/01/2017 - 11:36am

Proposed Public Notice for Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTFs)

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTFs) under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 02/16/2017 - 3:34pm

Proposed Renewal of the Community Supports Waiver

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed action regarding the five-year waiver renewal for the Community Supports (CS) waiver. The waiver renewal will be submitted on or before March 30, 2017. The requested effective date of the CS waiver renewal is July 1, 2017. The following are proposed changes for the CS waiver
Post date: 12/19/2016 - 9:55am

RFI: Adapting Pay-for-Success (PFS) Methods to Managed Care Incentives

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) seeks input on the design and focus of a new incentive payment program for managed care organizations (MCOs) that would reward demonstrated improvement in health and social outcomes for beneficiaries.
Post date: 12/13/2016 - 4:25pm

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 revised draft Statewide Transition Plan, required per Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Rule (42 CFR 441.301(c)(6)), was submitted to CMS for review. It will be effective upon CMS approval.
Post date: 10/31/2016 - 9:32am

Final Public Notice for FFY 2017 DSH 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 actions regarding its methods and standards for establishing Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments to qualifying DSH hospitals, for updating the SC defined rural hospital criteria and related cost settlement recovery percentages, for updating the
Post date: 09/30/2016 - 6:47pm

Final Public Notice for Rotary Air Ambulance

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: 09/30/2016 - 1:45pm

Final Public Notice for SCDMH 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 paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 09/30/2016 - 1:23pm

Proposed Public Notice for PRTF Carve-In

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following proposed actions regarding Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) services provided under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).
Post date: 09/07/2016 - 2:10pm

Monitoring Access to Care for Medicaid Recipients Enrolled in Fee-for-Service (FFS)

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) releases its draft Monitoring Access to Care for Medicaid Recipients Enrolled in Fee-for-Service (FFS) report which includes data for fiscal years 2013, 2014 and 2015. View the report: https://www.scdhhs.gov/reports-page/monitoring-access-care-medicaid-recipients
Post date: 09/01/2016 - 5:03pm

Proposed Public Notice for FFY 2017 DSH 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 proposed actions regarding its methods and standards for establishing Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments to qualifying DSH hospitals, for updating the SC defined rural hospital criteria and related cost settlement recovery percentages, for upda
Post date: 08/31/2016 - 3:15pm

Proposed Public Notice for SCDMH 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 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: 08/31/2016 - 3:19pm

Proposed Public Notice for Rotary Air Ambulance

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: 08/31/2016 - 3:21pm

Final Public Notice for Nursing Facility Rate Updates Effective Oct. 1, 2016

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: 08/22/2016 - 11:50am

Final Public Notice for the Statewide Transition Plan

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice that the revised draft South Carolina Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Statewide Transition Plan, required per Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) HCBS Rule (42 CFR 441.301(c)(6)), is available for public review and comment. The revised South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan will be submitted to CMS on October 28, 2016.
Post date: 08/16/2016 - 2:45pm

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