Public Notice: Public Comment Period For 1915(c) Brain Injury Waiver Renewal

Pursuant to the authority of Iowa Code Section 249A.4, the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) intends to renew the Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Brain Injury (BI) Waiver effective October 1, 2019. This notice provides details about the BI Waiver renewal and serves to open the 30-day public comment period which closes on May 13, 2019.

Summary

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) authorizes 1915(c) HCBS Waivers for a period of five years. The BI Waiver renewal application includes the adoption of the Mayo Portland Adaptability Inventory (MPAI) as a supplement to the current BI Waiver assessment tools used for level of care and service planning. There are no other substantive changes to the currently approved waiver.

Public Notice: Public Comment Period For 1915(c) Brain Injury (BI) Waiver Renewal

Post Date:

April 11, 2019

End Date:

May 13, 2019

Purpose:

The purpose of this posting is to provide public notice and receive public comments for consideration regarding renewal of the HCBS BI Waiver effective October 1, 2019.

Notice:

Public Notice: Public Comment Period For 1915(c) Brain Injury Waiver Renewal
Attachments: BI Appendix A
BI Appendix B
BI Appendix C
BI Appendix D
BI Appendix E
BI Appendix F
BI Appendix G
BI Appendix H
BI Appendix I
BI Appendix J
BI Main
BI Quality Improvement

Written notice may be addressed to:

LeAnn Moskowitz
Department of Human Services
Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
611 Fifth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
 

Comments may also be sent via electronic mail to lmoskow@dhs.state.ia.us.

All comments must be received by May 13, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.