File No. 33417
This rule was published in the March 15, 2010, issue (Vol. 2010, No. 6) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Health, Health Care Financing, Coverage and Reimbursement Policy
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 33417
Filed: 03/01/2010 04:04:05 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
The purpose of this change is to consolidate the Medicaid copayment policy into one administrative rule.
Summary of the rule or change:
This change removes the specific requirements of the copayment policy and references those requirements to Rule R414-1. (DAR NOTE: The proposed amendment to Rule R414-1 is under DAR No. 33414 in this issue, March 15, 2010, of the Bulletin.)
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Section 26-18-3
- Section 26-1-5
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
The explanation of impact to the state budget is detailed in the companion filing to this proposed change (Rule R414-1).
The explanation of budget impact to local governments is detailed in the companion filing to this proposed change (Rule R414-1).
The explanation of budget impact to small businesses is detailed in the companion filing to this proposed change (Rule R414-1).
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
The explanation of budget impact to persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local government entities is detailed in the companion filing to this proposed change (Rule R414-1).
Compliance costs for affected persons:
The explanation of compliance costs for affected persons is detailed in the companion filing to this proposed change (Rule R414-1).
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
This rule change implements requirements of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and will have no fiscal impact on business since the Medicaid program will absorb the cost.
David N. Sundwall, MD, Executive Director
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:Health
Health Care Financing, Coverage and Reimbursement Policy
288 N 1460 W
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116-3231
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Craig Devashrayee at the above address, by phone at 801-538-6641, by FAX at 801-538-6099, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:
This rule may become effective on:
David Sundwall, Executive Director
R414. Health, Health Care Financing, Coverage and Reimbursement Policy.
R414-55. Medicaid Policy for Hospital Emergency Department Copayment Procedures.
R414-55-3. Copayment Policy.
(1) Medicaid clients in the following categories are exempted
from copayment requirements: (a) children;
(b) pregnant women; and
(c) institutionalized individuals.
(2) Emergency services are exempted from copayment
(3) Family planning services and supplies are exempted from
(4) Medicaid shall impose a copayment in the amount of $6
when a Medicaid client, as designated on his Medicaid card,
receives non-emergency services in a Hospital Emergency
(5) The provider shall collect the copayment amount from the
Medicaid client for those services which require copayment.
Medicaid shall deduct the $6 copayment amount from the
reimbursement paid to the provider.]
Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [
June 17, 2004]
Notice of Continuation: July 18, 2008
Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 26-1-5; 26-18-3
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