Transition Plan to Implement the Settings Requirement for Home and Community Based Services CMS Final Rule of January 2014

Rhode Island

“In January 2014 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule regarding Medicaid -funded home and community based services (HCBS). The rule applied to HCBS provided under 1915(c) authorities. Rhode Island’s authority to claim Federal Medicaid match for HCBS is under our 1115 Waiver…..
 
Supported Employment: Includes activities needed to sustain paid work by individuals receiving waiver services, including supervision, transportation and training. When supported employment services are provided at a work site in which persons without disabilities are employed, payment will be made only for the adaptations, supervision, and training required by an individual receiving waiver services as a result of his/her disabilities, and will not include payment for the supervisory activities rendered as a normal part of the business setting.”
 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
Systems: 
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
Other: 
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Date Enacted: 
01/01/2014
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