The Department of Health and Welfare is seeking public comment through July 31 on the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Block Grant. Title V supports a spectrum of services, including filling in gaps in health care services for children and youth with special health care needs.
The Division of Welfare is holding a virtual public hearing from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (MT) June 24 and will accept public comment about the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Weatherization Waiver Request. The waiver request allows Idaho to increase the amount of funding transferred from the LIHEAP program to be used for weatherization services.
The public hearing will be presented via teleconference:
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DHW is accepting public comment on the proposed use of funds during federal fiscal year 2022 for the Preventive Health & Health Services Block Grant.
A public hearing will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. MT on Wednesday, May 18 via teleconference call-in.
The plan will be available for public review, and copies may be obtained through written request to the Risk Reduction and Prevention Section, Division of Public Health, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare at RRPSection@dhw.idaho.gov.
DHW Child and Family Services program accepting public comment for the Social Services Block Grant Plan
A comment period has been scheduled to invite you to review and submit comments about the Social Services Block Grant Plan. This plan is the proposed use of one federally funded block grant plan.
DHW hosts negotiated rulemakings for grant funding for Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance
The department will host virtual negotiated rulemakings for 16.05.04 – Grant funding for Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance Docket NO. 16-0504-2101 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MT Thursday, April 21.
The department will host virtual negotiated rulemakings for 16.06.02 – Child Care Licensing Docket NO. 16-0602-2201:
- Children’s Residential Facilities, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. MT Thursday, April 14
- Children’s Agencies, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. MT Thursday, April 14
- Daycare Licensing and Foster Care, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. MT Tuesday, April 19
The department will host virtual negotiated rulemakings for 16.05.06 – Criminal History and Background Checks Docket No. 16-0506-2201 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. MT Tuesday, April 19, and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, April 21.
The Department of Health and Welfare will be conducting virtual negotiated rulemaking sessions the third and fourth weeks of May in preparation of the repeal and replacement of IDAPA 16.03.19, “Certified Family Homes,” which will occur during the 2023 legislative session. Stakeholders are invited to attend the session offered for their regions. The sessions begin May 16 and end May 25.
The Infant Toddler Program invites the public to review its annual application for federal funds. It will be available for review through April 19, 2022. Written comments from the public will be accepted March 20 - April 19, 2022.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Division of Medicaid provides public notice of its intent to submit to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) amendments to the Aged and Disabled §1915(c) waiver and to the Medicaid State Plan/CHIP State Plan. These amendments pertain to the enrollment policy for dual-eligible participants enrolled in the Medicare Medicaid Coordinated Plan (MMCP). Public comment will be accepted through Jan. 9, 2022.