As you may know, Independent Assessments will be required for any Medicaid recipient in Tier 2 or 3 for Behavioral Health or Developmental Disability Services of DHS, as well as other Medicaid populations in Arkansas.
Public comment for these rules ends tonight, August 12, 2017! Read the manuals for things that might affect you, and then send your comments and questions to Shelby.Maldonado@dhs.arkansas.gov. Make sure to tell her which documents below you’re commenting on. If you need any help, just watch a video tutorial by clicking the red button below.
|AR Independent Assessment Manual||AR_IA_July_17.doc||New manual for Independent Assessment||1. IA Public Notice
2. IA Manual Summary
3. IA fiscal Impact
Optum (the company that DHS has contracted to do these assessments) has released the following resource to help you understand the Independent Assessment process.
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