Medicaid Program; Community First Choice Option

Docket ID: CMS-2011-0019
Agency: Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS)
Parent Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This final rule implements section 2401 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which establishes the Community First Choice State plan option to provide home and community-based attendant services and supports.
RIN: 0938-AQ35
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 441
Priority: Economically Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: PL 111-148, sec 2401, PL 111-152, sec 1205
Government Levels Affected: State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM02/25/201176 FR 10736
NPRM Comment Period End04/26/2011
Final Action05/07/201277 FR 26828
Final Action Effective07/06/2012
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Apr 26, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 02/25/2011
ID: CMS-2011-0019-0002
Comment Period Closed
Apr 22, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 02/23/2011
ID: CMS-2011-0019-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 05/07/2012
ID: CMS-2011-0019-0144
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 04/27/2012
ID: CMS-2011-0019-0143

Supporting Documents

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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Melissa Harris
Technical Director
Center for Medicaid, CHIP, and Survey & Certification, S2-14-26, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244
Baltimore, MD 21244
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