CIB: Extension of Transition Period for Compliance with Home and Community-Based Settings Criteria


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Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an informational bulletin to states providing more information on implementation of provisions of the final regulation defining a home and community-based setting. The bulletin indicates that states may take an additional three years, until March 2022, to ensure compliance with criteria of a home and community-based setting.

The informational bulletin can be accessed on at For more information on HCBS, visit at