Let’s talk about the Illinois Waiver Proposal. FIRST What is a Waiver ? and Why is it important?. No! Not that kind of Waiver!. No! Not that kind of Waiver!. This news is about a Waiver! BUT… What’s a Waiver?. A “WAIVER” is:
Let’s talk about the Illinois
What is a Waiver?
Why is it important?
What’s a Waiver?
A “WAIVER” is:
an agreement between the federal government and the state that exempts the state from certain provisions of the federal Medicaid law.
Illinois plans to ask the federal government for a Waiver!
a Waiver of what?
Why is that important to
Supportive Housing Providers?
A WAIVER of Section 1115 of the Social Security Act concerning Medicaid!
What is Section 1115 of the
Social Security Act?
is for Research and Demonstration Projects
States can apply for program
flexibility to test new or existing
approaches to financing and
Illinois recently announced plans to submit a Waiver application in February, 2015.
SHPA needs to be actively involved as this Waiver proposal is developed.
Here’s the State’s Plan
October 18, 2013 - Stakeholder kick-off meeting
November 5, 2013 - Concept paper finalized
December 13, 2013 - First draft of waiver proposal
Oct. 18-Dec. 13, 2013 - Stakeholder meetings
January 5, 2014 - Draft waiver posted for comment
January 15, 2014 - Final waiver w/comments posted
February 15, 2014 - Waiver submitted to CMS