The Department for Medicaid Services (DMS) has made two more educational resources available for stakeholders of the 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waivers.
Waiver Amendments Webinar: This webinar gives an overview of revisions made to the amended 1915(c) HCBS waiver applications released on March 15. The webinar is prerecorded and can be viewed at any time. It can be found here under “Public Comment Resources” on the Division of Community Alternatives (DCA) website: https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dms/dca/Pages/default.aspx.
FAQ: DMS updated the 1915(c) HCBS Redesign Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) available on the DCA website. It can be found at the following link as well:
The amended 1915(c) HCBS waivers can be found on the DCA website, along with additional educational materials released last week. The official public comment period for amendments to the 1915(c) HCBS waiver applications runs from now until April 15, 2019. For more information on public comment, please see this public notice: https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dms/dca/Documents/marchpubliccommentnotice.pdf.
Thank you to the stakeholders who have submitted comments so far. We look forward to hearing from more of you as the public comment period progresses.