Public Hearings

The Utah Department of Health, Division of Medicaid and Health Financing (DMHF) will hold public hearings to discuss a proposed amendment to the 1115 Primary Care Network Demonstration Waiver.

DMHF is requesting authority to cover clinically managed residential withdrawal management services (referred to as social detoxification), for Medicaid eligible adults, age 18 and older, who reside in Salt Lake County.  Services will be provided through Volunteers of America’s Adult Detoxification Center and Center for Women and Children.

This amendment will be discussed at public hearings to be held on Monday, December 10, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. as part of the Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) meeting. 

Both hearings will be held in room 125 at the Cannon Health Building, 288 North 1460 West, Salt Lake City, Utah.

A conference line is available for those who would like to participate by phone: 1-877-820-7831, passcode 378804#.

Individuals requiring an accommodation to fully participate in the meeting may contact Jennifer Meyer-Smart at 801-538-6338 by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

The public may comment on the proposed amendment December 1st through December 31st, 2018 by submitting comments online. Comments may also be submitted by mail to the following address:

Utah Department of Health
Division of Medicaid and Health Financing
PO Box 143106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3106
Attn: Jennifer Meyer-Smart