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TITLE 405 OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF FAMILY AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule
LSA Document #12-155

Under IC 4-22-2-23, the Office of the Secretary of Family and Social Services intends to adopt a rule concerning the following:

OVERVIEW: Amends 405 IAC 5-19-3 to add the requirement for a physician to document in a Medicaid recipient's file that a face-to-face encounter with the Medicaid recipient occurred within six months of the date of a physician's written order for durable medical equipment and to add that the face-to-face encounter may be conducted by a physician, a nurse practitioner, a clinical nurse specialist, or a physician assistant. Comments and questions may be addressed to the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule. Statutory authority: IC 12-8-6-5; IC 12-15-1-10; IC 12-15-21-2; IC 12-15-21-3.

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule is:
Lana Schneider
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning
Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-4701
lana.schneider@fssa.in.gov

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Ombudsman designated by IC 5-28-17-5 is:
Eric P. Shields
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
One North Capitol, Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234-3997
smallbizombudsman@iedc.in.gov
Resources available to regulated entities through the small business ombudsman include the ombudsman's duties stated in IC 5-28-17-5, specifically IC 5-28-17-5(9), investigating and attempting to resolve any matter regarding compliance by a small business with a law, rule, or policy administered by a state agency, either as a party to a proceeding or as a mediator.

Posted: 03/28/2012 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20120328-IR-405120155NIA
Composed: Aug 02,2014 1:26:21AM EDT
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