DHS Approves MCO Payments of $2.9MM for Direct Care Workforce Funding

The Department of Health Services has completed its review of the second round of Quarter 2 Direct Care Workforce survey responses that were due February 15th and has provided the MCOs with approval to pay out another $2.9 million in Direct Care Workforce payments for Quarter 3. The MCOs will have until March 31st to make these payments. In addition, DHS is extending the deadline for providers to submit the Quarter 3 attestation report to April 30th. The Direct Care Workforce FAQ page will soon be updated to include this information.