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HCBS Statewide Transition Plan

 The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) received final approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the South Carolina Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Statewide Transition Plan. The revised plan that was submitted on Oct. 11, 2019, had two sets of technical revisions prior to final approval.  The public can view the final approval letter,  the revised HCBS Statewide Transition Plan with technical revisions, and the final approved Statewide Transition Plan below.

CMS Final Approval Letter - South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - Approved Feb. 4, 2020

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - Technical Revisions

  • See Section 4 for new text (highlighted) and deleted text (strikethrough)

HEIGHTENED SCRUTINY INFORMATION

The public notice and comment period for Category 2 heightened scrutiny submissions will occur Feb. 10 - March 12, 2021.

The public notice and Category 2 settings submission will both be posted Feb. 10, 2021. A link to the webinar, information on how to submit public comments and a map of South Carolina counties by South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN) regions are available below.

Public Notice (to be posted)

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - Revised January 2021 (to be posted)

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - Revised January 2021 (to be postedtrack changes version)

Appendix N - HCB Settings Quality Review - State level heightened scrutiny; SCDDSN Category 2 settings (to be posted

SCDDSN-designated regions - map and list

Public webinar information:

  • Feb. 17, 2021
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Registration link to be posted on the first day of public comment (February 10)
  • Webinar will be recorded for later viewing

Public Comments Information

Public comments can be submitted beginning on the first day of public comment, Feb. 10, 2021, and must be received by 5 p.m. on the last day of public comment, March 12, 2021. Comments can be submitted the following ways:

 

FULL SOUTH CAROLINA HCBS STATEWIDE TRANSITION PLAN

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - Approved


CMS Initial Approval Letter for SC HCBS Statewide Transition Plan

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan- Intial Approval 11-3-2016

Submissions:

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan

CMS Feedback on South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - REVISED 9-25-2015

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - REVISED 2-4-2016

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - REVISED 2-24-2016

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - REVISED 3-31-2016

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan- REVISED 8-17-2016 

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - REVISED 10-28-2016

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - REVISED 11-3-2016

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - REVISED 10-11-2019

South Carolina HCBS Statewide Transition Plan - Technical Revisions - January 2020

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