RD564 - Improving the Reliability of Functional Eligibility Screenings for Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports – FY 2019

Executive Summary:

The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) has initiated strategies to improve the administration of Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS) Screenings in hospitals through:  1) education, 2) strong technical assistance, and 3) electronic screening submission enhancements. DMAS promulgated new LTSS Screening regulations, revised the Medicaid LTSS Screening manual, released an on-line modular Medicaid LTSS Screening training containing a hospital specific module, and implemented requirements for using certification numbers when submitting LTSS Screening information. The department additionally continues to engage stakeholders through conference calls, webinar training and online access to materials and resources.