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Behavioral Health Services community input.

September 23, 2019 - October 1, 2019

Human Services holds community meetings to seek input on expanding behavioral health services for children and adults through a Medicaid state plan amendment

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Human Services will host a series of community meetings to gather input on the development and implementation of a new Medicaid 1915(i) state plan amendment to expand home and community-based behavioral health services for children and adults.

See: https://www.behavioralhealth.nd.gov/1915i/meetings

Public Meeting Schedule

Sept. 23, 2019, 1:30 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Bismarck: Bismarck Public Library, 515 N. Fifth St., Conference Room B

Sept. 24, 2019, 1 to 2:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Fargo: Fargo Main Public Library, 102 Third St. N., Community Room

Sept. 25, 2019, Noon to 1:30 p.m. and 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Grand Forks: Grand Forks Public Library, 2110 Library Circle, Conference Room

Sept. 26, 2019, Noon to 1:30 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Minot: Minot Public Library, 516 Second Ave. S.W., North Meeting Room

Oct. 1, 2019, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time
Dickinson, West River Community Center, 2004 Fairway St., Dickinson, Meeting Room 1

People with disabilities who need accommodations to participate in a meeting should contact Bianca Bell in the department’s Behavioral Health Division at 701-328-8958, toll-free 800-755-2719, 711 (TTY) or bhbell@nd.gov.

Written comments can also be submitted at the meetings or online at www.nd.gov/1915i. Online comments will be accepted until Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. Central Time.

After the community input meetings, the department will begin to write the Medicaid 1915(i) state plan amendment and submit it to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for approval. The anticipated implementation date is July 1, 2020. To be considered eligible for services, individuals must qualify for Medicaid or Medicaid Expansion. Other needs-based eligibility criteria will also be considered by the department when developing the services.

For more information about the Medicaid 1915(i) state plan amendment, visit www.nd.gov/1915i.


September 23, 2019
October 1, 2019