**DSS Field Offices are now open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

**DSS Field Offices and our staffed telephone Benefits Center (1-855-6-CONNECT or 1-855-626-6632) are closed on Wednesdays to allow our staff time to process applications, renewals and related work.

**24/7 access: Customers can access benefit and application information, at www.connect.ct.gov and www.ct.gov/dss/apply; or our automated Client Information Line at 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632). More about 24/7 access options at www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices.

Medicaid State Plan Amendments

Overview

Current State Plan Amendments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

SPA 21-K: Private Psychiatric Hospital Reimbursement for Inpatient Services - posted on February 2, 2021

SPA 21-L: Physician Fee Schedule Update – Rate Increases for Specified Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) Devices - posted February 16, 2021.

SPA 21-M: Medication-Administered Treatment (MAT) Benefit Category - posted February 23, 2021.

SPA 21-N: Update to Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) for the MAT Benefit Category - posted February 23, 2021. 

SPA 21-O: Medical Equipment Devices and Supplies (MEDS) Reduced Rates for Diabetic Test Strips and Lancets and Quantity Limit Changes for Specified MEDS Items - posted May 18, 2021.

Clarification to Previously Published Notice for SPA 21-O: Medical Equipment Devices and Supplies (MEDS) Reduced Rates for Diabetic Test Strips and Lancets and Quantity Limit Changes for Specified MEDS Items - posted May 27, 2021

SPA 21-P: Medical Equipment Devices and Supplies (MEDS) - HIPAA Compliance Fee Schedule Update for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) - posted March 29, 2021

SPA 21-Q: HIPAA Compliance Billing Code Quarterly Update - Physician Services - posted March 29, 2021.

SPA 21-T: Rescission of COVID-19 Medicaid Disaster Relief Flexibilities Regarding Bed Leave Reserve Days for ICF/IIDs and Semi-Annual Time Studies for PNMIs for Adults - posted April 27, 2021.

SPA 21-V: Nurse Midwife and Podiatrist Rate Increase, Physician Update, and Vaccine Billing Codes - posted June 28, 2021.

SPA 21-W: Independent Radiology Services - Adding Select Electroencephalogram Procedure Codes - posted June 25, 2021.

SPA 21-X: Ambulance Rate Increase - posted June 25, 2021.

SPA 21-Y: Chronic Disease Hospitals and Natchaug Hospital - Rate Increases - posted June 25, 2021.

SPA 21-Z: Home Health - R- ate Increase for Select Services - posted June 25, 2021.

SPA 21-AA: Nursing Facility Reimbursement - posted June 25, 2021.

SPA 21-AB: Private ICF/IID Reimbursement - posted June 25, 2021.

SPA 21-AC: Physician Supplemental Payments for CCMC Affiliate - posted June 25, 2021.

SPA 21-AD: Supplemental Payment for Obstetrical Services Program - Modification to Specified Quality Performance Measures - posted June 25, 2021.

SPA 21-AF: Home Health Services Rate Increases - posted July 23, 2021

SPA 21-AG Reinstating Coverage of Chiropractic Services, Adding Coverage of Acupuncture Services, October HCPCS Update and Other Updates to the Physician Office & Outpatient and Family Planning Clinic Fee Schedule - posted September 27, 2021.

SPA 21-AJ: Updates to Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) for the Medicaid Coverage Group for Low-Income Adults Regarding Removal of Requirement for Providers to Obtain Registration Before Performing Routine Outpatient Behavioral Health Services” posted August 16, 2021.

SPA 22-0001: Renewal of CHCPE 1915(i) - posted May 18, 2021.

CT EPSDT Early Intervention Services (EIS) - 1915(b)(4) Waiver - posted May 25, 2021.

 

*Note: Website notices will be archived every quarter of the year. All notices are placed in the corresponding archive folder determined by the posting date.