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

**DSS Field Offices and our telephone Benefits Center 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 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 20-AB: Home Health Aide Rate Increase posted on October 26, 2020

SPA 20-AC: Physician Fee Schedule Update – Rate Increase for Specified Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) Device posted November 10, 2021

SPA 21-B: Physician Services – Updates for HIPAA Billing Code Compliance, Physician-Administered Drugs, and Person-Centered Medical Home Program (PCMH) Billing Codes for Fee-for-Service Add-On and Quality Measures for Performance Payments - posted on December 29, 2020.

SPA 21-C: Independent Radiology and Independent Laboratory – HIPAA Compliance Billing Code Update - posted on December 29, 2020.

SPA 21-D: Clinics – HIPAA Compliance Billing Code and Reimbursement Updates - posted on December 29, 2020. 

SPA 21-E: Audiology and Speech & Language Pathology – HIPAA Compliance Billing Code and Reimbursement Update - posted on December 29, 2020.

SPA 21-F: Inpatient Hospital Reimbursement Clarification - posted on November 24, 2020.

SPA 21-G: Dental Services – HIPAA Compliance Billing Code Update - posted on December 29, 2020. 

SPA 21-H: MEDS - HIPAA Compliance Fee Schedule Update for DME and Reduced Rates for Orthotic Braces - posted on December 29, 2020.

SPA 21-I: Person-Centered Medical Home Plus (PCMH+) Program Updates - posted on December 29, 2020.

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-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.

 

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