Guam Medicaid: Amendment to Press Release No. 2021-023

Press Release No: 2021-025

December 23, 2020

The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), Guam Medicaid Program, pursuant to the requirements of 42 CFR 447.205 and Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, gave public notice of its intent to amend the reimbursement methodology for skilled nursing facility services under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid) through Press Release No. 2021-023 which was published on December 19, 2021.

The following items are amended in Press Release No. 2021-023:

  1. The ending of the public comment period has been extended from December 24, 2020 to December 28, 2020.
  2. The URL for the copy of the published notice and supporting documents are available at the Government of Guam, Department of Public Health and Social Services website at https://dphss.guamdev.com/guam-medicaid-public-notice-of-intent-to-amend-state-plan-snf-reimbursement-methodology/.

Public input from beneficiaries, providers, and other stakeholders can still be provided up through December 28, 2020 via email to Jeffrey San Nicolas at Jeffrey.SanNicolas@dphss.guamdev.com, or Janet Cruz at Janet.Cruz@dphss.guamdev.com. Any written comments submitted may be reviewed by the public online at the DPHSS website, or in person by appointment due to COVID-19 at the Division of Public Welfare (DPW), Bureau of health Care Financing Administration (BHCFA), Room 7, Castle Mall, University Drive, Mangilao, by calling 735-7475 or 735-7471, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.

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