CMS Approved NH Medicaid’s Request


For CFI Providers –CMS-approved NH Medicaid’s request to amend the state’s 1915 Waiver for Long term Services and Supports. An Executive Summary of the changes is in the first 18 pages of the 85-page document. This amendment is in effect during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved New Hampshire’s request to amend the following 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers with the Emergency Preparedness and Response Appendix K in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The amendments that the state has requested in Appendix K are effective from March 1, 2020, through February 28, 2021, and apply in all locations served by the individual waivers for anyone impacted by COVID-19. We have included the approved Appendix K pages with this correspondence. Please utilize the waiver management system for HCBS waivers for any further amendments to these waiver programs other than Appendix K.