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Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids®

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Health Planning 

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Shaping the future of a Healthy Georgia by improving access and ensuring quality to strengthen the communities we serve.

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Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® Providers and Members: Sections 1135 and 1115(a), Appendix K Plans Submitted to CMS

On March 28, 2020, DCH submitted sections 1135 and 1115(a) waivers, along with two Appendix K plans to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This comprehensive set of requests, if approved, would provide the State of Georgia with a number of flexibilities for Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® providers and members, as well as providers and families served by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD).

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Updated Telehealth Guidance to Medicaid/PeachCare for Kids® Providers

Click this link for Updated Telehealth Guidance to Medicaid/PeachCare for Kids® Providers 


Important Notice On Fingerprint Background Checks

Rule Variance for Fingerprint Criminal Background Checks: Chapter 111-8-12-.06(3)(a),  Applicable to:

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