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Alabama Medicaid Seeks Public Comment on Home and Community-Based Settings Final Rule

9/30/2021

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The Alabama Medicaid Agency is seeking public review and comment on the Home and Community-Based Settings Final Rule (Final Rule) regulations (CMS 2249- F/2296-F) issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on March 17, 2014.

In brief, this opportunity for public comment is focused on the Final Rule requirements that Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) are delivered in settings that are not institutional in nature.

A copy of the proposed changes can be found on the Alabama Medicaid Agency website at https://medicaid.alabama.gov/documents/6.0_LTC_Waivers/6.1_HCBS_Waivers/6.1.8_Statewide_Transistion_Plan/6.1.8_AMA_STP_Public_Comment_Request_9_30_21.pdf.

The comment period is open until October 29, 2021

Individuals must send their comments via mail to:

Alabama Medicaid Agency, LTC

Healthcare Reform Division

P.O. Box 5624

Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5624

Or comments may be emailed to:

PublicComment@medicaid.alabama.gov

Comments will be available for public review at:

https://medicaid.alabama.gov/content/6.0_LTC_Waivers/6.1_HCBS_Waivers/6.1.8_Transition_Plan.aspx.