HHS Selects 10 States to Participate in Medicaid Behavioral Health Clinic Demonstration

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced 10 new states have been selected to participate in the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Medicaid Demonstration – Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Rhode Island and Vermont. The Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) Medicaid Demonstration was created in […]

Strengthened Tool to Address Health-Related Social Needs: The New Medicaid Managed Care Regulation’s “In Lieu of Services” Explained

Medicaid managed care plans have long covered “In Lieu of Services” (ILOS), which are services that are provided in substitution of traditional Medicaid state plan services. For example, a managed care plan might provide a community-based depression screening in lieu of an office visit screening. In 2016, CMS first defined the contours of ILOS in […]