Public Notice from ODA: PASSPORT Waiver Amendment and Assisted Living Waiver Renewal Comment Periods

Ohio has posted for public comment a proposed PASSPORT Medicaid Waiver Amendment and Assisted Living Medicaid Renewal, which will be submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for review.

A 30-day public comment period on the proposed PASSPORT Medicaid Waiver Amendment and Assisted Living Medicaid Renewal will run from February 15, 2019 through March 15, 2019.

The public comment period is a requirement under the January 16, 2014 CMS Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Final Rule (CMS 2249-F/2296-F), which sets forth the actions Ohio will take to operate all applicable HCBS programs in compliance with the final rule.

The public is being asked to comment on over 30 different items as they relate to the Ohio Department of Medicaid and its programs, including PASSPORT, Assisted Living, MyCare, Healthy Ohio, and others.