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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Special Update about Electronic Visit Verification in Medicaid Home-Care & Home-Health Services
  The Department of Social Services and Companions and Homemakers, Inc., and five other homecare providers, have reached an agreement over the implementation of the state’s electronic visit verification system in the Medicaid program. The parties engaged in mediation before the Honorable Thomas Bishop and resolved all issues. Companions and Homemakers, Inc., remains in the state Medicaid program and has committed to fully utilize the electronic visit verification system. Currently, nearly 400 caregiver agencies are participating in the anti-fraud verification and customer service enhancement system. For a copy of the stipulated judgment, please follow this link. For more information about electronic visit verification, please visit www.ct.gov/dss/evv

Monday, November 07, 2016
Notice of Intent to Renew the Mental Health Home and Community-Based Services Waiver in the Connecticut Medicaid Program
  In accordance with the provisions of section 17b-8(c) of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Commissioner of Social Services intends to submit a renewal of the Mental Health Home and Community-Based Services Waiver to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to be effective April 1, 2017. The Department of Social Services also proposes to add a new waiver service: Chore Service. Please follow the above link for related documents and guidance for submitting written comments.


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