Florida

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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 June 25, 2014 the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration posted a “Preliminary Transition Plan” open for public comment until July 25, 2014.

On February 3, 2015 Florida posted a Draft Transition Plan for the Long Term Care Waiver. Comments are due March 5, 2015.

On February 12, 2015 Florida posted Statewide Transition Plan. Comments are due March 14, 2015.

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Florida HCBS Waivers Home Page

Preliminary Transition Plan public comments were due July 25, 2014.

Regulatory Announcement

Draft Transition Plan – Long Term Care Waiver – comments were due March 5, 2015

Florida Justice in Aging Comments on Transition Plan – March 4, 2015

Statewide Transition Plan – comments were due March 14, 2015

NEW! 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 Florida on August 13, 2015.

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