MACPAC Calls For Guidance To Help States On Therapeutic Foster Care

April 12, 2019
HHS should issue guidance to help states understand what therapeutic foster care services can be covered under Medicaid and improve the coordination of those services, federal Medicaid advisers said Thursday (April 11). The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission voted unanimously on the recommendation to improve therapeutic foster care, which is specialized care provided by foster parents to children with significant medical, behavioral or social needs. After studying therapeutic foster care in Medicaid, MACPAC agreed that HHS can help...

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