Amendment 27 to the TennCare Demonstration has been released for public comment. This is an amendment, sent to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, that requests the authority to implement the new Employment and Community First CHOICES program in Tennessee. Public input is requested on this document.
The Council is in the process of developing our new five-year state plan. This plan will be in effect from October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2021. The Council's State Plan is our strategic planning document for the next five years, and it will serve as a framework for our planning, implementation and evaluation activities. We are asking Tennesseans with disabilities, family members and professionals to tell us what is working and what is not working in regards to the quality of and access to services provided for citizens with disabilities in Tennessee.