DSS: Latest News

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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.

Thursday, June 09, 2016
DSS Stamford Office Closing While Water Damage Repaired
  The Department of Social Services is closing its Stamford field office at 1642 Bedford Avenue, beginning Tuesday, April 5, to allow for clean-up and remediation of major water damage that occurred over the weekend.

Wednesday, June 08, 2016
DSS Issues Request for Proposals for Medicaid Quality Improvement & Shared Savings Program
  The Department of Social Services (DSS) requests proposals from qualified DSS Person-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practices, both Federally Qualified Health Centers and PCMH primary care practices within a network of providers, to become Participating Entities in the Department’s new Medicaid Quality Improvement and Shared Savings Program (MQISSP). MQISSP aims to continue to improve health outcomes and the care experience of Medicaid members and to contain the growth of health care costs. Selected entities will provide care coordination to improve the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of care delivered to Medicaid members.


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