Connecticut

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Dates and Deadlines

All states must submit to CMS a plan for transitioning their current HCBS system into compliance with the new rule by March 17, 2015. States submitting a 1915(c) waiver renewal or amendment before March 17, 2015 must include a transition plan in that submission. States then have 120 days from that submission date to submit a transition plan for the remainder of their HCBS system.

On July 15, 2014, Connecticut posted draft statewide and waiver transition plans and call for comment. Comments were due August 15, 2014.

On August 18, 2014, the Department of Developmental Services sent surveys to day setting and residential setting service providers a part of the assessment. Surveys were due back to the state September 5, 2014.

On November 20, 2014, the state posted an update to their Draft Statewide Transition Plan. Comments were due December 15, 2014.

On December 19, 2014, Connecticut submitted a Final Statewide Transition Plan to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

New: Request for Public Comment and revised Statewide Transition Plan. Comments due no later than April 14, 2016 

State DocumentsBack to TOP

Connecticut HCBS Settings Rule Homepage

Department of Social Services operated programs:

November 20 Update to CT Statewide Transition Plan

Department of Developmental Services operated programs:

Final initial Statewide Transition Plan – submitted to CMS December 19, 2014

NEW Initial Approval with Milestones and a Resubmission Date. This letter is the communication CMS sends to the state notifying the state that public comment, input and summary requirements are met, the STP is sufficient, but systemic and/or site-specific assessments are not yet completed.  The response to the state will vary dependent on whether the state has or has not identified settings that are presumed to have institutional characteristics and any information the state may wish CMS to consider under the heightened scrutiny process. October 21, 2016

Clarifications and/or Modifications required for Initial Approval (CMIA): This letter notifies states that public comment, input and summary requirements are met, but CMS has identified issues that must be resolved in the Statewide Transition Plan (STP) prior to initial approval. CMS sent this letter to Connecticut on September 4, 2015.

Revised Statewide Transition Plan – December, 2015

ResourcesBack to TOP

HCBS Experience of Care Survey – August 2015

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