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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the Office of Long-Term Living’s (OLTL) Community HealthChoices (CHC) Waiver amendment. The amendment is effective January 1, 2022.

The changes in the approved amendment include:

  • Revised service definitions, service limitations, and/or provider qualifications for the following CHC waiver services:
    • Adult Daily Living;
    • Home Adaptations;
    • Participant-Directed Community Supports;
    • Personal Assistance Services;
    • Personal Emergency Response System (PERS);
    • Specialized Medical Equipment and Supplies; and
    • Vehicle Modifications.
  • Revised waiver performance measures.
  • Revised number of unduplicated recipients for Waiver Years 3–5 and revised corresponding cost neutrality estimates.
  • Revised Service Coordinator selection or assignment time frame from 14 days to 7 days to be consistent with the CHC Agreement.

Questions about the 2022 CHC amendment can be submitted electronically.