Guam Medicaid Access to Care Monitoring Review Plan

For Immediate Release

August 30, 2016; 4:05pm

DPHSS Release No. 2016-069

Guam Medicaid Access to Care Monitoring Review Plan

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) announces that on October 29, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a new rule that requires state Medicaid programs to develop and implement an “Access Monitoring Review Plan.”  This plan must use comprehensive data analytics to monitor recipient access to certain Medicaid services.

Copies of the proposed 2016 Guam Medicaid Access to Care Monitoring Review Plan may be obtained for review or comment at the Bureau of Health Care Financing Administration Office located at 130 University Drive Castle Mall, Ste. 5, Mangilao, Guam 96913 or it may be downloaded from the DPHSS website, http://www.dphss.guamdev.com.  You may submit your comments by Friday, September 23, 2016 through email at janet.cruz@dphss.guamdev.com, fax at 735-7476 or mail at 123 Chalan Kareta, Mangilao, Guam 96913-6304.

For further information, please contact Ms. Alyssa Uncangco, Administrator, Bureau of Health Care Financing Administration at 735-7470 or Ms. Janet Cruz, Management Analyst IV at 735-7471.

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