WEST VIRGINIA MEDICAID PROGRAM
STATE PLAN AMENDMENT 22-0003
DRUG FREE MOMS AND BABIES
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §1396a(a)(13)(1997) and 42 C.F.R. §447.205, the Department of Health and Human Resources (“Department”), Bureau for Medical Services (“BMS”) provides notice of the filing of a state plan amendment (SPA), identified as SPA 22-0003, regarding the Drug Free Moms and Babies program.
This SPA adds comprehensive maternity and behavioral healthcare services for pregnant and postpartum women with a substance use disorder.
This SPA will be effective January 1, 2022, pending CMS approval. The change would increase costs in Fiscal Year 22 by $294,741.
The SPA and this notice will be available for public inspection between Friday March 4, 2022 and Thursday March 31, 2022.
Written comments may be sent between the above referenced dates to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Medical Services, 350 Capitol Street, Suite 251, Charleston, WV 25301-3706, or by email at SPAComments@wv.gov. Any written comments received will be available for review at the above address during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.