CHA News Article

DHCS to Host 1915(b) Specialty Mental Health Services Waiver Renewal Stakeholder Meeting

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will hold a meeting March 2 from 9 a.m. – noon (PT) to outline the 1915(b) Specialty Mental Health Services waiver renewal application that must be submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services by March 31. The existing waiver expires June 30. DHCS will provide stakeholders with an update on the status of the waiver application, including the timeline for submission, proposed modifications to the current waiver, opportunities for stakeholder input and next steps. Stakeholders will have an opportunity to provide feedback to DHCS on the waiver renewal. The current 1915(b) waiver is available at www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/MH/Pages/MCMHP.aspx

Location
California Department of Health Care Services
1500 Capitol Avenue, Auditorium
Sacramento

Meeting materials and instructions for participating via webinar will be provided in advance of the meeting on the DHCS website at www.dhcs.ca.gov/provgovpart/Pages/MH-SUD-UpcomingMeetings.aspx. The meeting agenda is attached.

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