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Capitol Correspondence - 05.10.22

CMS Webinar on HCBS Services and Delivery Methods After the Public Health Emergency

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On May 11 from 1:30–3 pm EDT, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will host a webinar called After the Public Health Emergency: Changes to Home and Community-Based Services and Delivery Methods. To register for the webinar, visit the registration page.

The webinar will cover:

  • A discussion of changes certain states anticipate making to 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) programs as a result of changes made through the 1915(c) Waiver Appendix K Amendment process during the Public Health Emergency (PHE).
  • Experiences of certain states and changes planned as a result of broader stakeholder input.
  • Examples from two states about their experiences and plans for changes and initiatives.
  • How states can use the information presented during the webinar to consider changes to make after the termination of the PHE.