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TITLE 405 OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF FAMILY AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Notice of Public Hearing
LSA Document #13-422


Notice of Public Hearing

Under IC 4-22-2-24, notice is hereby given that on October 31, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., at the Indiana Government Center South, 402 West Washington Street, Conference Center Room 130, Indianapolis, Indiana, the Office of the Secretary of Family and Social Services will hold a public hearing on a proposed rule amending 405 IAC 1-4.2 to modify Medicaid reimbursement formulas by reducing reimbursement for all covered home health services through June 30, 2015; amending 405 IAC 1-8-3 to modify Medicaid reimbursement formulas by reducing reimbursement for all covered outpatient hospital services through June 30, 2015 and adding nonpayment provisions for provider-preventable conditions as noncovered Medicaid services; amending 405 IAC 1-10.5 to modify the out-of-state hospital payment methodology, adding nonpayment provisions for health care-acquired and provider-preventable conditions and modifying Medicaid reimbursement formulas by reducing reimbursement for all covered inpatient hospital services through June 30, 2015; amending 405 IAC 1-11.5 to add nonpayment provisions for provider-preventable conditions; adding 405 IAC 1-12-27 to modify Medicaid reimbursement formulas by reducing reimbursement for all services provided by privately (nonstate) owned intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded (ICFs/MR) and community residential facilities for the developmentally disabled (CRFs/DD) through June, 30, 2015; adding 405 IAC 1-14.6-26 to modify Medicaid reimbursement formulas by reducing reimbursement for all nursing facility services through June 30, 2015; amending 405 IAC 5-19 to modify the Medicaid rate setting methodology for medical supplies, medical equipment, and hearing aids, clarifying the prior authorization process for hearing aids and ear molds, and clarifying that hearing aids may be replaced more frequently in certain circumstances; and amending 405 IAC 5-24-6 to increase the Medicaid dispensing fee maximum to three dollars and ninety cents ($3.90) beginning on January 1, 2013, and continuing through June 30, 2015.
The proposed rule amendments would not impose requirements or costs under IC 4-22-2-24(d)(3).
All parties interested in the proposed rule are invited to attend the public hearing and to offer public comments. In lieu of attendance at the public hearing, written comments may be sent to: FSSA, Attention: Kim Crawford c/o Joy Heim, 402 W. Washington St., Room W451, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Correspondence should be identified in the following manner: "COMMENT RE: LSA Document #13-422, Amendments to Rate Setting". All written comments concerning the rule received by the Office of Medicaid Planning and Policy will be available for public inspection at the Office of General Counsel, Indiana Government Center South, 402 West Washington Street, Room W451, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Copies of the proposed rule and this notice are now available on the Family Social Services Administration website at:
http://www.in.gov/fssa/4543.htm
Copies of the proposed rule and this notice are now available and may be inspected by contacting the director of the local county Division of Family Resources office, except in Marion County, where public inspection may be made at 402 West Washington Street, Room W451, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Copies of these rules are now on file at the Indiana Government Center South, 402 West Washington Street, Room W451 and Legislative Services Agency, 100 North Senate Avenue, Room N201, Indianapolis, Indiana and are open for public inspection.

Debra Minott
Secretary
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration

Posted: 10/09/2013 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20131009-IR-405130422PHA
Composed: Dec 20,2014 1:00:42AM EST
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