Montana Medicaid Severe and Disabling Mental Illness 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services Waiver Renewal

Montana

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment

“Effective July 1, 2020

On or before 03/31/2020, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) will submit a request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to renew the Montana Medicaid Severe and Disabling Mental Illness (SDMI) 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver. The department is requesting approval to operate the renewed waiver from 07/01/2020to 06/30/2025.

The Montana Medicaid SDMI 1915(c) HCBS Waiver (Waiver) provides long term services in supports to members with a severe and disabling mental illness in a community setting as an alternative to receiving long term care services in a nursing facility setting. It is a combination 1915(c) and 1915(b)(4) waiver, combining a specialized array of services with conflict free case management statewide.”

Systems: 
  • Medicaid Agencies
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
Date Enacted: 
02/03/2020
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