Implementation of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Section 9817 : additional support for Medicaid home and community-based services during the COVID-19 emergency

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South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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2021-05-13
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United States. American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 , Medicaid--South Carolina , Home care services--South Carolina , Community health services for people with disabilities--South Carolina , COVID-19 (Disease)--Economic aspects--South Carolina , Economic assistance, Domestic--South Carolina
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The purpose of this letter is to provide guidance to states on the implementation of section 9817 of the ARP, as well as to describe opportunities for states to strengthen the HCBS system in response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, increase access to HCBS for Medicaid beneficiaries, adequately protect the HCBS workforce, safeguard financial stability for HCBS providers, and accelerate long-term services and supports reform under section 9817 of the ARP.
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South Carolina State Library
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Copyright status determined to be in the public domain on April 27, 2020 by United States Supreme Court ruling (Georgia et al., Petitioners v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc. : 590 U.S.__(2020))
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