On January 20, 2022, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) published this approval letter from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding a temporary rate increase for home- and community-based services (HCBS). With this amendment, the State will raise temporarily payment rates for multiple waiver services, for Community Supports waiver, increase individual cost limits, and for Head/Spinal Cord Injury waiver, add the group option for employment services. The state will be submitting formal waiver amendments to implement the temporary rate increases on a permanent basis. The state’s approved request . . .
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