DSS: Latest News

Latest News
Friday, August 19, 2016
Updated Statewide Transition Plan for Alignment with the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Final Regulation Setting Requirements
  The Department of Social Services invites public comment on its updated statewide transition plan. Please follow the above link for documents providing an overview, with point of contact for comment provision; and the updated plan.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Connecticut Plans for the federal Social Services, Community Services and Low Income Home Energy Assistance Block Grants for Fiscal Year 2017
  Public hearings on all block grant allocation plans is scheduled for Wednesday, August 31, 2016 beginning at 10:00am, Room 2C, Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT.

Friday, August 05, 2016
DSS Stamford Office Re-Opening Monday
  The Department of Social Services is re-opening its Stamford field office at 1642 Bedford Avenue on Monday, August 8, after extensive repairs and remediation of major water damage that closed the office for the past four months.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Protective Services for the Elderly -- Special Information for Mandated Reporters
  Certain professionals in Connecticut are required by state statute to be trained on and to report suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation and abandonment of persons aged 60 and older. To support this critical service, the Department of Social Services is offering online training on how to recognize and report elder maltreatment. Please follow the above link to access the informative and self-paced training.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Medicaid Access Monitoring Review Plan
  Federal access regulations require DSS to prepare an access monitoring review plan (“access plan”), which must analyze how Medicaid members have access to medically necessary covered services, including analysis of data sources, methodologies, baselines, assumptions, trends, factors, and thresholds. States must also consider information about access from providers, members, and other stakeholders.


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