Medicaid Program; Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers

Docket ID: CMS-2009-0071
Agency: Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS)
Parent Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This advance notice of proposed rulemaking announces the intention of CMS to publish proposed amendments to the regulations implementing Medicaid home and community-based services waivers under section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act and solicits advance public comments on the merits of providing States the option to combine or eliminate the existing three permitted waiver targeting groups, and on the most effective means to define home and community.
RIN: 0938-AP61
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 441
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 1302
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
ANPRM06/22/200974 FR 29453
ANPRM Comment Period End08/21/2009
NPRM04/15/201176 FR 21311
NPRM Comment Period End06/14/2011
Merged With 0938-AO5308/14/2013
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jun 14, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 04/15/2011
ID: CMS-2009-0071-0302
Comment Period Closed
Aug 21, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 09/02/2009
ID: CMS-2009-0071-0300
Comment Period Closed
Aug 21, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/22/2009
ID: CMS-2009-0071-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Kathy Poisal
Health Insurance Specialist
Centers for Medicaid State Operations, Mail Stop S2-14-26, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244
Baltimore, MD 21244
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