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MS SPA 21-0005 LTC Facility Add-on Payment Disaster Relief approved by CMS

CMS approved MS State Plan Amendment (SPA) 21-0005 on June 23, 2021. State Plan Amendment (SPA) 21-0005 LTC Add-on Payment Disaster Relief was submitted to allow the Division of Medicaid (DOM) to reimburse all long-term care facilities licensed in Mississippi an add-on payment of $13.00 per day per beneficiary for claims for dates of service from January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021. Long-term care facilities in Mississippi include nursing facilities (NF), Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) and Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTF). The payment increase will assist long-term care facilities with additional costs associated with the public health emergency, such as staffing, personal protective equipment, new costs related to screening of visitors and cleaning and housekeeping supplies. The add-on will be an increase of $13.00 to the calendar year 2021 rates published on our website.

For more information read theĀ approved SPA pages.