The purpose of Rule 59G-4.235, Florida Administrative Code, is to incorporate by reference the Florida Medicaid Respiratory System Services Coverage Policy, __________ and revise the rule title.  

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    AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

    Medicaid

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    59G-4.235Pulmonary Services

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of Rule 59G-4.235, Florida Administrative Code, is to incorporate by reference the Florida Medicaid Respiratory System Services Coverage Policy, __________ and revise the rule title.

    SUMMARY: The incorporated coverage policy will specify recipient eligibility, provider requirements, service coverage, and reimbursement information, and revise the rule title to Respiratory System Services.

    SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS AND LEGISLATIVE RATIFICATION: The Agency has determined that this will not have an adverse impact on small business or likely increase directly or indirectly regulatory costs in excess of $200,000 in the aggregate within one year after the implementation of the rule. A SERC has not been prepared by the Agency.

    The Agency has determined that the proposed rule is not expected to require legislative ratification based on the statement of estimated regulatory costs or if no SERC is required, the information expressly relied upon and described herein: A checklist was prepared by the Agency to determine the need for a SERC. Based on this information at the time of the analysis and pursuant to section 120.541, Florida Statutes, the rule will not require legislative ratification.

    Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 409.919 FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 409.902, 409.905, 409.907, 409.908, 409.912, 409.913 FS.

    A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

    DATE AND TIME: March 30, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Building 3, Conference Room D, Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5407

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Kathleen Core. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Kathleen Core, Bureau of Medicaid Policy, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop 20, Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5407, telephone: (850)412-4221, e-mail: Kathleen.Core@ahca.myflorida.com.

    Please note that a preliminary draft of the reference material, if available, will be posted prior to the public hearing at http://ahca.myflorida.com/Medicaid/review/index.shtml.

     

    THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:

     

    59G-4.235 Respiratory System Services.

    (1) This rule applies to any person or entity prescribing or reviewing a request for respiratory system services and to all providers of respiratory system services who are enrolled in or registered with the Florida Medicaid program.

    (2) All persons or entities described in subsection (1) must be in compliance with the provisions of the Florida Medicaid Respiratory System Services Coverage Policy, __________, incorporated by reference. The policy is available from the Florida Medicaid fiscal agent’s Web site at http://portal.flmmis.com/flpublic, and available at [DOS place holder Ref-_______].

    Rulemaking Authority 409.919 FS. Law Implemented 409.902, 409.905, 409.907, 409.908, 409.912, 409.913 FS. History–New _______.

     

    NAME OF PERSON ORIGINATING PROPOSED RULE: Kathleen Core

    NAME OF AGENCY HEAD WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED RULE: Elizabeth Dudek

    DATE PROPOSED RULE APPROVED BY AGENCY HEAD: February 22, 2016

    DATE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT PUBLISHED IN FAR: November 9, 2015

Document Information

Comments Open:
3/16/2016
Summary:
The incorporated coverage policy will specify recipient eligibility, provider requirements, service coverage, and reimbursement information, and revise the rule title to Respiratory System Services.
Purpose:
The purpose of Rule 59G-4.235, Florida Administrative Code, is to incorporate by reference the Florida Medicaid Respiratory System Services Coverage Policy, __________ and revise the rule title.
Rulemaking Authority:
409.919 FS.
Law:
409.902, 409.905, 409.907, 409.908, 409.912, 409.913 FS.
Contact:
Kathleen Core, Bureau of Medicaid Policy, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop 20, Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5407, telephone: 850-412-4221, e-mail: Kathleen.Core@ahca.myflorida.com. Please note that a preliminary draft of the reference material, if available, will be posted prior to the public hearing at http://ahca.myflorida.com/Medicaid/review/index.shtml.
Related Rules: (1)
59G-4.235.