PUBLIC NOTICE& Request for comment
Pursuant to the provision of title 42 Sections 441.301 and 441.304 of the Code of Federal Regulations, public notices are required for any of the following: new 1915(c) waiver, new 1915(i) state plan amendment, renewal of a 1915(c) waiver, and any amendment to a 1915(c) waiver that includes one or more substantive changes.
Public Notice: Heightened Scrutiny Packages for NF-based LOC System-Residential Settings
Post Date: September 15, 2020 End Date: October 15, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this posting is to provide public notice and receive comments on 3 residential settings that may furnish the assisted living service in the My Care and Assisted Living waivers. The state has determined there is sufficient evidence to demonstrate these settings possess the required home and community-based characteristics and do not have institutional qualities. Evidence packages for these setting will be submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) for heightened scrutiny review.
Initiative/Amendment: NF-LOC System: Residential Heightened Scrutiny Packages.
Summary: Heightened Scrutiny Review Request Summary
Detail: Site Specific Evidence Packages
A non-electronic copy of the Heightened Scrutiny Packages may be obtained by calling 1 (855) 926-0994.
Comments must be submitted by midnight of the comment period end date using one of the following options:
Written comments sent to: Attn: Heightened Scrutiny Package
Ohio Department of Aging, 1st Floor
Division for Community Living 246 North High Street Columbus, Ohio 43215
FAX: (614) 466-9812 (please include Attn. Heightened Scrutiny Packages in the subject line)
Calling toll-free to leave a voicemail message at: 1 (855) 926-0994
Courier or in-person submission to: Attn: Department of Aging, 246 North High Street, Columbus OH 43215.
WELCOME TO OHIO'S AREA AGENCY ON AGING 3
We are here to answer your questions and find programs and services in our area that are designed to make life easier for you and those you love. It is our privilege to assist seniors, persons with disabilities and their caregivers in our 7 county region.
On March 1, 2014, AAA3 expanded to cover Clark, Darke, Shelby, Logan, Miami, Preble and Champaign counties for the Ohio Home Care Waiver Program. At the end of 2019, AAA3 expanded the OHCW Program once again to include Butler, Clinton, Greene, Montgomery, and Warren Counties.
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