Redirections State Plan Program

HCB Settings Final Rule

Background

In January 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a rule regarding home and community-based (HCB) settings. The rule requires states to solicit meaningful input from the public on the draft transition plan which outlines how Florida plans to comply with the new federal requirements. These new requirements ensure persons who receive Medicaid home and community-based services do so from providers who:

Redirections Transition Plan

The draft transition plan for the Redirections State Plan Program is designed to ensure individuals receiving home and community based services authorized under the Redirections program are integrated in, and have access to, supports in the community including:

The draft transition plan describes how the state will assess, determine compliance, remediate and monitor the program’s continued compliance with the HCB settings requirements.

Here is the link to the Draft Redirections Transition Plan. [53KB PDF]

A hard copy of the transition plan 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

Public Notice and Comment Period

The 30-day public notice and public comment period for the draft transition plan is being held to solicit meaningful public input from recipients, providers and all stakeholders on the development of the draft transition plan.

The public comment period begins February 25, 2015 and ends March 27, 2015. The Agency will consider all public comments received regarding the draft transition plan. 

When providing comments regarding the draft transition plan, please have ‘Redirections Transition Plan’ 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