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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.
The State continues to work on the assessment of their current settings and expect to have a second version of their plan ready for public comment in February 2015.
On January 23, 2015 Idaho posted a Statewide Transition Plan. Comments were due February 22, 2015.
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Statewide Transition Plan – Comments due February 22, 2015
Final Statewide HCBS Transition Plan – March 13, 2015
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 Idaho on Aug 7, 2015
Idaho State Transition Plan: Public Notice and Request for Comment
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 (sent to Idaho on September 23, 2016).
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