Putting it in writing: State Register & Children’s Health Home Reductions

June 3, 2020

Summary:  This notice verifies Children’s Health Homes exempt from 1.0 percent uniform reduction. 

PUBLIC NOTICE Department of Health

Pursuant to 42 CFR Section 447.205, the Department of Health hereby gives public notice of the following:

The Department of Health proposes to amend the Title XIX (Medicaid) State Plan for all services to comply with enacted statutory provisions. The following changes are proposed:

All Services

The following is a clarification to the April 1, 2020 noticed provision for the 1.875 percent uniformed reduction of state Medicaid funds. With clarification, effective for dates of service on or after April 2, 2020 through March 31, 2021, and each State Fiscal Year (SFY) thereafter, all non-exempt Department of Health state funds Medicaid payments will be uniformly reduced by an additional 0.5 percent to the December 31, 2019 noticed provision for the 1.0 percent uniform reduction. Also with clarification, Medicaid payments that will be exempted from the uniform reduction will also include Health Homes serving children.