Georgia HCBS Transition Plan


Effective March 17, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new regulations that require home and community-based waiver services to be provided in community-like settings.  The new rules define settings that are not community-like and cannot be used to provide federally-funded home and community based services. The purpose of these rules is to ensure that people who live in the community and receive home and community based waiver services have opportunities to access their community and receive services in the most integrated settings. 
Georgia submitted four 1915(c) waiver amendments within the first year of the effective date of the rule and was therefore required to develop a transition plan specific to each waiver to ensure the settings requirements are met. 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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