Proposed change to Fee Payment System for Licensed Residential and Day Programs in Maryland

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Here at ssMaps.com we try to pay attention to all regulatory changes and inform our healthcare providers accordingly. Attached is a regulatory notice of proposed action that could affect the Fee Payment System for Licensed Residential and Day Programs.

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Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Subtitle 22 DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

Notice of Proposed Action

[17-241-P]

The Secretary of Health proposes to amend:

(1) Regulations .06—.08 under COMAR 10.22.17 Fee Payment System for Licensed Residential and Day Programs; and

(2) Regulation .04 under COMAR 10.22.18 Community Supported Living Arrangements Payment System.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to establish in COMAR the FY18 reimbursement rates for Licensed Residential and Day Programs and Personal Support services as part of Community Supported Living Arrangements (CSLA) services.

Comparison to Federal Standards

There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.

III. Assumptions. (Identified by Impact Letter and Number from Section II.)
A. A 3.5 percent increase in rates will cause the expenditures of the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) for community services to increase by an estimated $38,288,004 in total funds. The total general funds impact of these changes is $19,847,939.
D. Regulated provider agencies will benefit from increases to rates by an estimated $36,288,004 in total funds ($19,847,939 in general funds).

Economic Impact on Small Businesses

The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

Impact on Individuals with Disabilities

The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.

Opportunity for Public Comment

Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Maryland Department of Health, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to mdh.regs@maryland.gov, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through October 30, 2017. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

Estimate of Economic Impact………

 

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