TQ TeleConnection- November 2018

CMS Issues New Guidance Aimed at Addressing Care for Mental Illness

On November 13, 2018 CMS (as mandated by Congress in the 21st Century cures Act)issued a State Medicaid Director Letter providing states with guidance on both: (1) existing authority for states to provide support for adults with serious mental illness (SMI) and/or children with a serious emotional disturbance (SED); and (2) a new demonstration opportunity  to permit states to offer care for certain individuals with serious mental illness residing in Institutions for Mental Disease (IMDs). 

Medicaid & the Law Blog (11/13/18)

Ross Marguiles