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Medicaid Update: Transmittal #15-37 Implementation of Person-Centered Planning

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Per the federal 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers Final Rule, published January 2014, service planning for participants in Medicaid HCBS programs under section 1915(c) and 1915(i) of the Act must be developed through a person-centered planning process that addresses health and long-term services and support needs in a manner that reflects individual preferences and goals.  The rule is available at www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/01/16/2014-00487/medicaid-program-state-plan-home-and-community-based-services-5-year-period-for-waivers-provider