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Public Comment Period Open for 1115 NJ FamilyCare Demonstration Renewal. Join the Webinar on September 27, 2021 at 9:30 am..

Public Comment Period Open for 1115 NJ FamilyCare Demonstration Renewal

 

The 1115 NJ FamilyCare Comprehensive Demonstration (formerly Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver), which governs the operations of significant components of the state Medicaid program and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), is due to expire on June 30, 2022. The NJ Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) intends to submit its renewal application to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in Fall 2021.

 

In advance of that submission, DMAHS has published the Draft Renewal Proposal and is accepting public comment on the proposed changes. All stakeholders are encouraged to participate in this process and provide comment. The areas that specifically relate to the Division of Developmental Disabilities begin on page 18 of the Draft Renewal Proposal.

 

DHS/DMAHS is holding a 1115 Renewal Public Hearing via webinar on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 9:30 am. You can register here for the 9/27 Renewal Public Hearing Webinar. 

 

Comments on or inquiries about the Draft Renewal Proposal must be submitted in writing by October 11, 2021:

 

By Email:

DMAHS.CMWcomments@dhs.nj.gov

By Fax:

609-588-7343

By Mail:

Margaret Rose

Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services

Office of Legal and Regulatory Affairs

P.O. Box 712, Mail Code #26

Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0712

 

Please note that comments will continue to be accepted after October 11, 2021, but DHS may not be able to consider those comments prior to the initial submission to CMS. For more information, visit the DMAHS 1115 NJ FamilyCare Comprehensive Demonstration Renewal Request resource page.

 

Additionally, the Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities has developed a guide booklet, Sharing Your Vision in Advocacy: Providing Stakeholder Inputwith information for individuals about providing input about how they would like supports and services to help them achieve the life they want.

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