CMS Releases Guidance On New Medicaid Benefit For Children With Medically Complex Conditions.

August 3, 2022

Healthcare Finance News (8/3, Lagasse) reports, “The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has released guidance on a new Medicaid health home benefit for children with medically complex conditions.” The new Medicaid “benefit helps state Medicaid programs provide Medicaid-eligible children who have medically complex conditions with person-centered care management, care coordination, and patient and family support.” The released “guidance provides information to states about the new health home benefit, including about payment methodologies, provider standards, provider and state reporting, state monitoring and state assurance requirements.”

 

CMS Publishes Guidance On New Medicaid Health Home Benefit.

Bloomberg Law (8/1, Subscription Publication) reports, “The Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, has published guidance on a new Medicaid health home benefit to help state programs provide children with medically complex conditions with person-centered care management, care coordination, and patient and family support, according to a Monday news release.” Starting “Oct. 1, states can offer new health home services, including full-range access to pediatric specialty and subspecialty medical services, according to the department.”


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