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The Georgia Department of Community Health is enrolling Lactation Consultants as a new provider type. Lactation Consultants must meet the qualifications outlined in the Georgia Lactation Consultants Practice Act as well as the requirements of the Georgia Medicaid program.
On August 2, 2022, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Georgia’s request to amend the 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers, Comprehensive Supports Waiver Program (COMP) and New Options Waiver (NOW), with the Emergency Preparedness and Response Appendix K to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On July 29, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved the state’s request to renew the 1915(c) Independent Care Waiver serving individuals with physical disabilities and or traumatic brain injury. The waiver has been approved for a five-year period with an effective date of July 1, 2021.
GA-AIDE program increases Medicaid funding to eligible hospitals with goal of addressing health disparities and increasing care access for some of the state’s most vulnerable
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