CMS Letter: The Transition of Individuals from Institutional to Community Settings Through Medicaid Coverage of Medical Equipment Costs
07/14/2003 | 322 Requests *
In this letter, CMS outlines several methods by which states may facilitate the transition of individuals from institutional to community settings through Medicaid coverage of medical equipment (ME) costs. This letter also serves to reiterate the July 25, 2000, State Medicaid Directorsí letter on this issue and to encourage states to explore this opportunity for persons with disabilities.
Smith, Dennis G.
- CMS Letter PDF (92K, 3 pages)
Medicaid; HIPAA; Medical equipment; ME; 1915 (c); HCPCS; Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
Accessibility, Medicaid, Transition/Diversion from Institutions, Waiver
Policy alerts, briefs, letters & papers, State Medicaid Director's letters
Pennsylvania, All States/Territories
Mary Jean Duckett
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* Reflects requests since January 1, 2007