Nevada

Main Contact: 
Gloria MacDonald: Gloria[dot]macdonald[at]dhcfp[dot]nv[dot]gov
NWD/SEP System
Name of Operating Agency: 
Division of Health Care Financing and Policy
Participating types of NWD/SEPs: 
ADRCs; Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD); Division of Health Care Financing and Policy; Division of Public and Behavioral Health
1-800 number: 
211
Level I screen: 
A modified ADRC Intake Assessment was incorporated into the current online ADSD Information and Resource Portal.
Level II assessment: 
The Comprehensive Social Health Assessment (SHA) resides on the SAMS Case Management System. Completion of the functional assessment triggers the financial eligibility process.
Agency responsible for completing the financial assessment: 
Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS)
Coordination/automation of referrals between levels (i.e., Level I and Level II) : 
The Level I screen and Level II assessments were incorporated into a centralized, online SAMS Case Management System, providing a universal, standardized location for NV state programs to collect and access important eligibility information.
Core Standardized Assessment
Elderly individuals (age 65 or older): 
SHA; AIF
People with developmental disabilities: 
SHA; AIF, SIB-R, Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (VABS)
People with a serious mental illness or severe emotional disturbance: 
SHA; SIB-R; AIF; Adaptive Behavior Assessment System (ABAS); VABS
People with physical disabilities: 
SHA
Conflict-Free Case Management
Mitigation strategies in place/planned: 
NV's systems are conflict-free.
Service data: 

Claims data CMS 64 and CMS 67

Quality measures: 

HEDIS; MFP Quality of Life Survey; Medicaid Adult Health Care Quality Measures

Outcomes data: 

MFP Quality of Life Survey; Patient Experience Survey (PES); Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS); Functional Assessment 

Use of Enhanced FMAP: 

NV invested Program funds in the SAMS Case Management System to include the Level I screen and the Level II assessment, the ADRC web portal to include an online self-screen and a connection with the SAMS case management system, and a Serious Occurrence Report (SOR) database.

NV is also improving the NWD system by developing content for its informational website, training call center staff on community LTSS eligibility and enrollment, and implementing a media outreach campaign.