February 2015 – Waiver Amendment – Project AIDS Care

The Agency is requesting an amendment of the Project AIDS Care (PAC) Waiver to  (1) advise of the removal of the medical needs assessment, (2) advise of the Agency gate keeper process (3) Update the case management totals for years 1-5 on J tables, (4) advise of removal of quality performance measures, (5) request an increase of the unduplicated number of participants, (6) update Medicaid agency contact person, (7) advise of the amendment of the PAC Waiver Coverage and Limitations Handbook as a result of the aforementioned changes, (8) amend Appendix D and remove previous PAC waiver process language, (9) amend Appendix G language and remove previous PAC waiver process language, (10) update public notice process and (11) include the PAC waiver transition plan in compliance with HCB Settings Rule.

The requested changes can be found in:

  1. Main-2 Brief Waiver Description
  2. Main-2 Brief Waiver Description
  3. Appendix J: Cost Neutrality Demonstration
  4. Appendix A Waiver Administration and Operation (3), (5) and (6)
  5. Appendix B-3 Participant Access and Eligibility
  6. Main-Contact Persons
  7. Main-2 Brief Waiver Description
  8. Appendix D-1 Service Plan Development (3 of 8), (4 of 8), (5 of 8) and (6 of 8)
  9. Appendix G Participant Safeguards D –Quality Improvement Health and Welfare (Sub-assurance d and Sub-assurance i.)and Appendix G B- Methods for Remediation/Fixing Individual Problems
  10. Main 6-1 (Public Input)
  11. Attachment #2 Home and Community Based-Setting Waiver Transition Plan

Here is the link to the Draft PAC Waiver Amendement. [1.59MB PDF]

A hard copy of the waiver amendment may be requested by contacting us directly either by phone at (850) 412-4179 or by mail at:

Agency for Health Care Administration
Attention: HCBS Waivers
2727 Mahan Drive, MS #20
Tallahassee, Florida 32308

When providing comments regarding the draft amendment of the PAC waiver, please have ‘PAC Waiver Amendment” referenced in the subject line. 

Comments and suggestions can be mailed to:

Agency for Health Care Administration
Attention: HCBS Waivers
2727 Mahan Drive, MS #20
Tallahassee, Florida 32308

Comments and suggestions can be emailed to:
FLMedicaidWaivers@ahca.myflorida.com.