Vermont Comprehensive Quality Strategy (Including Home- and Community-Based Transition Plan


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has completed its review of Vermont’s Statewide Transition Plan (STP) to bring state standards and settings into compliance with new federal home and community-based settings requirements. The state’s STP is part of the state’s Comprehensive Quality Strategy (CQS) for its 1115 (a) Demonstration Waiver called the Global Commitment to Health 1115(a) Demonstration (Global Commitment Demonstration). 
Vermont submitted its STP…and then added an Appendix to the document on September 15, 2015. CMS Request s additional detail regarding the structure of Vermont’s STP and public comments, waivers and settings included in the STP, systemic assessment, site-specific assessment, monitoring of settings, remedial actions, heightened scrutiny, and relocation of beneficiaries. 
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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