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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 22-N: Dental Services – Expanding Coverage for Silver Diamine Fluoride - posted October 24, 2022

SPA 22-W: Dental Services – Rate Increases for Adult Dental and Endodontic Services - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-Y: Clinic Reimbursement Update - Medical Clinics, Rehabilitation Clinics, and Family Planning Clinics - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-Z: Nursing Facility Reimbursement - Transition to Acuity-Based Reimbursement System - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-AA: Chronic Disease Hospitals - Rate Increase for Ventilation Beds - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-AB: Community First Choice - Reimbursement Updates to Implement Collective Bargaining Agreement - Personal Care Attendant Per Diem Rate Increase - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-AD: Updates to Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) for the Medicaid Coverage Group for Low-Income Adults to Add Coverage of Community Violence Prevention Services - posted May 27, 2022

SPA 22-AE: October 2022 HCPCS Billing Code and Additional Reimbursement Updates to Specified Fee Schedules, Adding Monkeypox Testing and Vaccinations to Select Fee Schedules, Coverage Expansions for Naturopath Services and Behavioral Health Clinicians - posted September 27, 2022

SPA 22-AF: Updates to Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) for the Medicaid Coverage Group for Low-Income Adults – Expanding Coverage for Naturopaths and Behavioral Health Clinicians - posted September 27, 2022

SPA 22-AG: Private Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) Reimbursement - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-AJ: Section 1915(i) Portion of the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders - Rate Increases Related to Increase in State Minimum Wage - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-AK: Community First Choice - Reimbursement Updates to Implement Personal Care Attendant Collective Bargaining Agreement - Paid Time Off, Stipend for Portion of Attendants’ Health Insurance Premium Expenses, and One-Time Lump Sum Payment - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-0022: July HCPCS Updates and Other Changes - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 23-0001: Targeted Case Management (TCM) for Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) in New Haven - posted October 24, 2022

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

SPA 23-E: Private Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Rate Increase - posted December 23, 2022

SPA 23-F: January 2023 HIPAA Compliance and Reimbursement Updates - Physician Services, Laboratory Services, Medical Equipment, Devices and Supplies (MEDS) / Durable Medical Equipment (DME), Adult and Children Dental Services, Independent Radiology - posted December 23, 2022

SPA 23-G: Clinic Services – HIPAA Compliance Billing Code and Reimbursement Updates and Rate Increase for Children’s Behavioral Health Home-Based Rehabilitation Services - posted December 23, 2022

SPA 23-H: COVID-19 Disaster Relief SPA – Rate Increases and Coverage Additions for Community First Choice (CFC), Section 1915(i) HCBS for Older Adults and Connecticut Housing Engagement and Support Services (CHESS) - posted December 23, 2022

SPA 23-L: Community First Choice – January 2023 Rate Increase to Implement Personal Care Attendant Collective Bargaining Agreement posted December 23, 2022

*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.