Maryland Department of Health Updates
PASSR & MDS Waiver Memo Rescinded
The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) memorandum issued yesterday temporarily waiving Requirements for Pre-Admission Screening and Annual Resident Review (PASRR) and Minimum Data Set (MDS) Validations has been
. A new communication from MDH will be issued at a later time.
The Maryland Department of Health has received approval to
extend the deadline
for renewal of all Medicaid cases in Maryland, including Long Term Care (LTC) Medicaid cases.
- Redetermination deadlines set for March 31, 2020 are extended two months to May 31, 2020. This means cases that are due to close March 31st will be extended to May 31st.
- Additionally, redetermination deadlines set for April 30, 2020 are extended one month to May 31, 2020. This means cases that are due to close April 30th will be extended to May 31st.
Please note that this extension does NOT provide additional time for applications awaiting documentation or reaching the end of the six-month consideration period, Medicaid participants who have reported a change in circumstances, and/or those who are no longer eligible.
Facilities and representatives of participants are encouraged to complete their renewals as soon as possible. This extension gives more time but does not extend past May 31, 2020. Centers are also encouraged to continue using the MD Think system to ensure timely filing.