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Electronic Long-Term Services and Supports (eLTSS) Pilot - Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH)

The eLTSS (Electronic Long-Term Services and Supports) pilots will facilitate the development of basic elements for eventual inclusion in electronic standards. These standards will enable the creation, exchange and re-use of interoperable service plans by beneficiaries, community-based long-term services and supports providers, payers, health care providers and the individuals they serve.  Recipient of Testing Experience and Functional Tools (TEFT) Planning Grant. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is the State's Medicaid agency and one of the main payers for Maryland beneficiaries. The state plan for Maryland Medicaid includes providing Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) for Maryland beneficiaries. Maryland launched its electronic LTSS system (LTSS Maryland) using funds from the Balancing Incentive Program (BIP). LTSS currently includes the beneficiary groups of Community Options Waiver, Money Follows the Person, Community First Choice (State Plan), Community Personal Assistance Services (State Plan), Increased Community Services, and Brain Injury with Community Pathways (DD Waiver) and Medical Day Care planned for the future. They also have the In-home Supports Assurance System (ISAS) to ensure that service providers are in the beneficiaries homes caring for them when they say they are.
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