1115 Waiver Demonstration - Maryland Health Choice


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On July 2, 2018, Maryland submitted an amendment to its HealthChoice section 1115 demonstration to make several changes: 1) Provide diabetes prevention services through a limited pilot program; 2) Pay for certain inpatient treatments for participants with a primary substance use disorder and secondary mental health diagnosis at Institutions for Mental Diseases; 3) Cover a limited adult dental benefit for dually eligible participants who are 21 to 64 years of age; 4) Expand the cap for the Assisted Community Integration Services pilot program; and 5) Remove the family planning program from the demonstration as the state intends to submit a Medicaid State Plan Amendment to provide family planning services. The federal public comment period will be open from July 19, 2018 through August 18, 2018.

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