Community engagement activities include work, job training, education, caregiving, or volunteering. If a person who has substance use disorder has a requirement, rehabilitation treatment can also be sought to fulfill community engagement hours. The Medicaid 1115 Waiver was approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Jan. 12, and is now known as Kentucky HEALTH.
Kentucky HEALTH PATH Community Engagement requirement will start in Campbell County on July 1, 2018. Boone County will start on Aug. 1, and Kenton County on Sept. 1. Remaining counties in the Northern Kentucky workforce development area will begin community engagement in October.
The forum will be available via Livestream on the Cabinet for Health and Family Service’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/kychfs
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services is home to most of the state's human services and healthcare programs, including the Department for Medicaid Services, the Department for Community Based Services the Department for Public Health, the Department for Aging and Independent Living and the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities. CHFS is one of the largest agencies in state government, with nearly 8,000 full- and part-time employees located across the Commonwealth focused on improving the lives and health of Kentuckians.