Minnesota

For the most up to date news and information on your state’s plan, visit: https://mn.gov/dhs/partners-and-providers/news-initiatives-reports-workgroups/long-term-services-and-supports/hcbs-transition/

Status of HCBS Settings Rule Transition Plan (STP)

CMS Heightened Scrutiny Review Letters

February 6, 2019: Minnesota posted a number of evidentiary packages for heightened scrutiny.

Final Approvals

February 12, 2019: CMS granted State final approval of their Statewide Transition Plan (STP).

Initial Approvals

September 27, 2018: Minnesota posted an updated transition plan and public comments are due October 10, 2018.

July 9, 2018: CMS granted State Initial Approval Addendum of their STP.

June 2, 2017: CMS granted State initial approval of their STP.

October 8, 2015: CMS notified State of Clarifications and/or Modifications required in order to receive Initial Approval (CMIA)

Draft STP Additions by Date

December 17, 2018: Minnesota submitted an updated Statewide Transition Plan to CMS for final approval.

State Partners

Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota

Minnesota Disability Law Center

Minnesota Governor’s Council on DD


This site is a work in progress and relies on national and state partners to help find and share information and resources. Have news or resources worth posting? Send them to hcbsadvocacy@gmail.com.


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