Changes were approved in the state 1915(i) plan as part of Medicaid Disaster relief. These changes are retroactive to 3/1/20 and will sunset at the end of the public health emergency.
The following are now approved to be provided by telehealth:
- Needs-based eligibility criteria evaluations and re-evaluations
- Person-centered service plan development and completion and monitoring
- Home-Based Habilitation; HCBS Behavioral Habilitation and Psychosocial rehabilitation to individuals who are being served in an inpatient setting to promote supports not otherwise provided by the acute care hospital and are designed to ensure smooth transitions between acute care and community-based settings
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