Transition Plan for Children’s Medicaid Health and Behavioral Health System Transformation

To be Implemented January 2019 New State Plan Service:
  • Other Licensed Practitioner (OLP) Services transitioning from 1915-c waivers to Medicaid State Plan
  • Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment (CPST)
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation Supports (PSR) To be Implemented July 2019
  • Family Peer Support Services To be Implemented January 2020
  • Youth Peer Support and Training
  • Crisis Intervention
Projected for April 1, 2019:
Health Home Care Management (if not otherwise eligible under the State Plan) and
Accessibility Modifications
  • Adaptive and Assistive Equipment
  • Caregiver/Family Supports and Services
  • Community Self-Advocacy Training and Support
  • Community Habilitation
  • Day Habilitation
  • Non-Medical Transportation*
  • Palliative Care: Bereavement Service
  • Palliative Care: Massage Therapy
  • Palliative Care: Expressive Therapy
  • Palliative Care: Pain and Symptom Management
  • Prevocational Services
  • Respite
  • Supported Employment January 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019 (under State Plan benefit definition)
  • Family Peer Support Services January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019 (under State Plan benefit definition)
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Peer Supports and Services
*Non-Medical Transportation will be paid Fee-for-Service for eligible children/youth, regardless of whether the child/youth is enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care, to leverage the existing Medicaid Fee-for-Service transportation infrastructure.
In case you missed it…
Last month, MCTAC hosted an informational webinar by the joint Departments of Health, Office of Mental Health, Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Office of Children and Family Services, and Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. It was a crucial webinar offering updates on various infrastructure fundings and requirements for transitions in service.
Some highlights of the webinar:
  • $3.5 million infrastructure,
  • Enhanced Transition Rates,
  • $25,000 transition planning grants for Vital Access Providers, and
  • Managed Care Readiness