1915(c) Home and Community Based Services Waiver Amendments

New Hampshire’s Department of Health and Human Services requests input as the Bureau of Developmental Services (BDS) undergoes amendments to the 1915(c), Home and Community Based Waivers.

Developmental Disabilities and Acquired Brain Disorder Waivers Amendments
Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment: 11/9/2022 - 12/9/2022

Notice of Amendment to the Home and Community Based Services, 1915(c), Developmental Disabilities and Acquired Brain Disorder Waivers

Pursuant to 42 C.F.R. §441.301(c)(6)(iii), notice is hereby given that the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), as the single state Medicaid agency, intends to submit an amendment adding an additional service, Removable Prosthodontic Services, to its Section 1915(c) Developmental Disabilities (DD) and Acquired Brain Disorder (ABD) Waivers to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 

These amendments seeks to add the service, Removable Prosthodontic Services, to the current, CMS-approved DD and ABD Waivers, which were approved by CMS on 8/19/2021 and 10/6/2021, respectively.

DHHS would like your comments about the changes it is proposing in the draft DD and ABD Waiver amendments. After receiving the public’s ideas and comments about the proposed changes, DHHS will make final decisions about what changes to make to the DD and ABD Waiver amendment applications and will submit each to CMS. The summary of comments will be included in the waiver amendments when they are submitted to CMS, which will be posted online.

This notice contains links to materials developed by the Bureau of Developmental Services (BDS) regarding its DD and ABD Waiver amendments. View the NH Acquired Brain Disorder Waiver, 2021-2026 and NH Developmental Disabilities Waiver 2021-2026.

Opportunity for Public Input

The public is invited to review and comment on these DD and ABD draft waiver amendments. The draft amendments will be available for review on November 9, 2022. The complete version of the current, approved waiver documents are available for public review on the Developmental Services' Home and Community Based Services webpage.

A hard copy of the draft waiver amendment documents may also be picked up, with prior notice, at BDS from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Monday through Friday at:  Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Developmental Services, 105 Pleasant Street, Main Building, Concord, NH  03301-3857.  Please contact Peggy Sue Greenwood at 603-271-5034 to make arrangements.

Public comments may be submitted from November 9, 2022 until 12:00 noon on December 9, 2022.  Comments may be submitted 

By email to:

By regular mail to: 

  • Department of Health and Human Services
    Bureau of Developmental Services
    Attn: Peggy Sue Greenwood
    105 Pleasant Street (Main Building)
    Concord, NH  03301-3857  

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