Per the terms of the §1115 HealthChoice demonstration renewal as required by 42 CFR 431.420(c), the Department must conduct a post-award forum within six months of implementing the demonstration and annually thereafter. The forum is intended to provide the public with the opportunity to offer meaningful comments on the progress of the demonstration. As of May 4, 2021, the State’s 30-day public comment period is open. The Department will accept comments through June 4, 2021. To review the Department’s draft §1115 demonstration waiver application, please click here.
§1115 Waiver Renewal Resources (2021)
DRAFT Full Waiver Renewal Application
DRAFT Waiver Summary Document and Public Comment Notice
Hard copies of the application may be obtained by calling (410) 767-5208. Interested parties may send written comments concerning the waiver amendment to Tricia Roddy, Deputy Medicaid Director, Office of Healthcare Financing, Maryland Department of Health, 201 West Preston Street, Room 224, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 or via email to email@example.com. The Department will accept comments from May 4, 2021, through June 4, 2021.
The following public hearings will discuss the content of the waiver amendment and solicit feedback and input from public stakeholders. The 2021 post-award forum will be held jointly with the second §1115 demonstration waiver renewal hearing on May 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm, via webinar. The webinar registration and call-in information are found below. Meeting materials will be posted on the following website as the meeting date approaches:https://mmcp.health.maryland.gov/healthchoice/Pages/HealthChoice-Post-Award-Forum.aspx.
Virtual Webinar and Audio Conference #1: §1115 Waiver Demonstration Renewal Application
Tuesday, May 11, 2021; 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Maryland Department of Health
GoToWebinar Virtual Platform
To participate in the public hearing via webinar, please register via: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2810866705598972683
Please note that if you desire to make a public comment, you will need to register via the link above. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing audio and visual information about joining the webinar.Call-in number: (415) 655-0060Access code: 610-004-077The call-in number and access code presented above is for attendees who wish to join in listen-only mode.
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464