ODA seeks public comment on PASSPORT and Assisted Living Waiver amendments

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Ohio will post for public comment proposed amendments to the PASSPORT Medicaid Waiver and to the Assisted Living Medicaid Waiver, which will be submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for review. The period for public comment on the proposed PASSPORT and Assisted Living Medicaid Waiver Amendments will run from August 1, 2018, through August 31, 2018.

The public comment period is a requirement under the January 16, 2014, CMS Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Final Rule (CMS 2249-F/2296-F), which sets forth the actions Ohio will take to operate all applicable HCBS programs in compliance with the final rule. States are required to give notice and to provide a 30-day public comment period.

Click here to review the public notices regarding each proposed amendment, a summary and full detail of the proposed amendments and to provide comment.