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Electronic Long-Term Services and Supports (eLTSS) Pilot - Minnesota Department of Human Services

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 Minnesota Department of Human Services serves as payer for Medical Assistance (Medicaid) funded services in Minnesota. They oversee County and Managed Care Organizations who provide certified assessment and case management services to beneficiaries of MA and MA Waiver services. Currently the way their process works is that Certified Assessors conduct an MnCHOICES assessment and Counties work with the state to determine financial eligibility. Then Registered providers bill the state for services covered under MA. Minnesota DHS is in final negotiations with a Collaborative made up of County Public Health and Human Services, primary, acute, post-acute and long-term service and support providers. Further details about the Collaborative will be provided when the contract is finalized. The Collaborative has agreed to participate in piloting the eLTSS plan. Their plan is to create and prototype new means of sharing LTSS data electronically with Beneficiaries and an array of LTSS Service Providers and stakeholders, and evaluate the value of the data and methods of exchange.
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