The Children’s Roundtable meeting took place on August 28, 2019. Agencies providing any of the new Children and Family Treatment and Support Services or Children’s Home and Community Based Services are welcome to attend these monthly meetings.
- This meetings largely focus on implementation discussions between plans and providers.
- Service Providers are highly encouraged to join these meetings in-person at respective locations.
- Managed Care Organizations are required to send representation in-person for plan-provider conversations.
SERVICE COORDINATION includes activities to identify, coordinate, and assist participants in obtaining access to needed health services and in-home supports, as well as social and housing services needed to help participants live in their communities. Under CHC, a service coordinator is a managed care organization’s (CHC-MCO) designated, accountable point-of-contact for each participant receiving long-term care services, their person-centered service plan (PCSP), and service coordination.
The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is pleased to announce that the amendments for the Consolidated, Community Living and P/FDS waivers were submitted to CMS on July 19, 2019. The submitted waivers include modifications that were made as a result of the comments received by 17 individuals, families, agencies, and organizations. Each full waiver application, as well as a side-by-side of substantive changes made as a result of public comment, is available online here.
In May 2018, President Trump and Secretary Azar introduced the American Patients First blueprint – PDF to bring down prescription drug prices. Less than a year later, we are publishing the first final rule to implement the vision laid out in the blueprint.