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OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF FAMILY AND SOCIAL SERVICES

OFFICE OF MEDICAID POLICY AND PLANNING


Public Notice Regarding Changes in Statewide Methods and Standards for
Setting Payments for Medicaid Enrolled Nursing Facilities

In accordance with the public notice requirements of 42 CFR 447.205 and Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning (OMPP) publishes this notice of proposed changes to the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities.

The OMPP proposes to modify the rate setting formula for nursing facilities and to extend the quality assessment fee (QAF) enhanced reimbursement provisions through June 30, 2017.

This State Plan Amendment will not result in a change to Medicaid reimbursement, as the QAF enhanced reimbursement provisions are currently in effect pursuant to the approved State Plan.

A copy of this notice is now on file at the Indiana Government Center South, 402 West Washington Street, Room W451, Indianapolis, Indiana and open for public inspection. Also, a copy of this notice is now available and may be inspected by contacting the local county division of family resources office, except in Marion County, where public inspection may be made at 402 West Washington Street, Room W374, Indianapolis, Indiana.

The proposed changes are available on the Internet at:
http://in.mslc.com

Interested parties without Internet access should contact Myers and Stauffer, LC at (800) 877-6927 to obtain copies of the proposed changes.

Written comments may be directed to IFSSA, Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning, Attention: Derris Harrison, 402 West Washington Street, Room W374, MS07, Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083. Correspondence should be identified in the following manner: "COMMENT RE: EXTENSION OF THE QAF ENHANCED REIMBURSEMENT FOR NURSING FACILITIES". Written comments will be made available for public inspection at the address herein of the OMPP.

Debra F. Minott
Secretary
Office of the Secretary of Family and Social Services

Posted: 05/28/2014 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20140528-IR-405140193ONA
Composed: Oct 20,2014 12:24:17AM EDT
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