RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

August 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing adult behavioral health services in order to: 1) reflect the integration of specialized behavioral health services into the Managed Care for Physical and Basic Behavioral Health model; 2) update the service criteria for culturally competent care; 3) change the recipient qualifications; 4) revise the assessment criteria; 5) remove service limitations for psychosocial rehabilitation and crisis intervention services; and 6) revise the reimbursement methodology to reflect capitation payments to managed care organizations rather than a statewide management organization.
July 10, 2015
Amends the provisions governing school based health services in order to transition these services out of managed care and into the group of school based Medicaid services provided by Local Education Agencies.
July 10, 2015
Continues the provisions of the May 20, 2014 Emergency Rule which amended the licensing standards governing nursing facilities in order to clarify the provisions for Alzheimer’s special care disclosure, and to revise the provisions governing approval of plans and physical environment.
July 10, 2015
Amends the Rule governing the Residential Options Waiver in order to adopt provisions for the coverage of housing stabilization transition and housing stabilization services.
July 10, 2015
Continues the provisions of the May 20, 2011 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions of the August 20, 2010 Emergency Rule governing the allocation of waiver opportunities in order to adopt criteria for crisis diversion, to revise the provisions governing the individuals who may be offered a waiver opportunity, and to clarify the provisions governing the Developmental Disabilities Request for Services Registry.
July 10, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the licensing standards for ambulance service providers to establish protocols relative to the assessment and transport of patients with cardiac and stroke emergencies.
July 10, 2015
Continues the provisions of the July 1, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the licensing standards governing providers of case management services to exempt OAAS support coordination service providers and DCFS foster care and family support workers from these licensing standards since OAAS and DCFS will provide certification for support coordination/case management services rendered by their workers.