Michigan

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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 August 26, 2014 the Michigan Department of Community Health posted transition plans for the MI Choice Waiver and Habilitation Supports Waiver. Comments on both plans are were due September 26, 2014.

On November 13, the Department of Community Health hosted one of several webinars on the rule.

On November 24, the Department of Community Health posted a Draft Statewide Transition Plan. Comments were due December 24, 2014.

The Michigan Department of Community Health submitted the final version of the Statewide Plan to CMS on January 16, 2015 with a cover letter and summary of public comments.

State DocumentsBack to TOP

Michigan Home and Community-Based Services Program Transition Homepage

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. CMS sent this letter to Michigan on August 10, 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 Michigan on August 7, 2015

Revised Statewide Transition Plan (December 16, 2015)

Cover letter and Consultation summary for revised Statewide Transition Plan (STP) (March 15, 2016) Consultation summary pages 1-21 and the revised STP pages 22-113

MI Choice Waiver Transition Plan (comments were due September 26, 2014) and Waiver Amendment

Habilitation Supports Waiver Transition Plan (Comments were due September 26, 2014) and Waiver Amendment

HCBS Rule Presentation to Stakeholders held October 1, 2014

HCBS_Rule_Outline_Of_Concepts

HCBS Waiver FAQs

State Webinar Slides (November 13, 2014)

November 24, 2014 Correspondence

Draft Statewide Transition Plan – Comments were due December 24, 2014

Statewide Transition Plan – Submitted to CMS January 16, 2015:

Resources

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Notice of Revised Statewide Transition Plan (December 16, 2015) Comment period closed

 

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