H.B. No. 5253 AN ACT EXPANDING ACCESS TO THE MONEY FOLLOWS THE PERSON DEMONSTRATION PROJECT AND REPEALING OBSOLETE STATUTES

Connecticut

~~“The Commissioner of Social Services, pursuant to Section 6071 of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, shall submit an application to the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Money Follows the Person demonstration project. Such project shall [serve not more than five thousand persons and shall] be designed to achieve the objectives set forth in Section 6071(a) of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. Services available under the demonstration project shall include,but need not be limited to, personal care assistance services. The commissioner may apply for a Medicaid research and demonstration waiver under Section 1115 of the Social Security Act, if such waiver is necessary to implement the demonstration project. The commissioner may, if necessary, modify any existing Medicaid home or community based waiver if such modification is required to implement the demonstration project”.“

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Legislation
Systems: 
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
Other: 
  • Connecticut Legislature
Date Enacted: 
06/06/2018
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