1915(i) HCBS Medicaid State Plan Amendment 22-0007 Public Notice

Thu, 12/16/2021

Notice: 1915(i) HCBS Medicaid State Plan Amendment 22-0007 Public Notice is now available online

Description: HCA in conjunction with The Aging and Long Term Supports Administration (ALTSA) in the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) intends to submit Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0007 in order to amend Washington’s 1915(i) section of the Medicaid State Plan for Home and Community-Based Service benefits regarding Behavioral Health Personal Care (BHPC), in compliance with legislative direction. Currently, BHPC services are offered as non-traditional services through the managed care delivery system and are paid with state-only funds. The new BHPC Medicaid benefit will be implemented in July of 2022, if approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).