File No. 35227
This rule was published in the October 1, 2011, issue (Vol. 2011, No. 19) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Health, Health Care Financing, Coverage and Reimbursement Policy
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 35227
Filed: 09/09/2011 11:30:51 AM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
The purpose of this change is to remove language that incorporates by reference definitions from the Home Health Agencies Provider Manual, and to incorporate them by reference in Section R414-1-5 instead. (DAR NOTE: The proposed amendment for Section R414-1-5 is under DAR No. 35225 in this issue, October 1, 2011, of the Bulletin.)
Summary of the rule or change:
This change removes language that incorporates by reference definitions from the Home Health Agencies Provider Manual, and incorporates them by reference in Section R414-1-5 instead.
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Section 26-18-3
This rule or change incorporates by reference the following material:
- Removes Home Health Agency Provider Manual, Definitions, published by Utah Department of Health, 07/01/2011
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
There is no impact to the state budget because this amendment simply removes language from the text and places it in another administrative rule.
There is no impact to local governments because they do not fund or provide home health services to Medicaid recipients.
There is no impact to small businesses because this amendment simply removes language from the text and places it in another administrative rule.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
There is no impact to Medicaid recipients and to Medicaid providers because this amendment simply removes language from the text and places it in another administrative rule.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
There are no compliance costs to a single Medicaid recipient or to a Medicaid provider because this amendment simply removes language from the text and places it in another administrative rule.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
Moving the incorporation references from this rule into Section R414-1-5 will make compliance simpler for providers and have no fiscal impact.
David Patton, PhD, 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
CANNON HEALTH BLDG
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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This rule may become effective on:
David Patton, Executive Director
R414. Health, Health Care Financing, Coverage and Reimbursement Policy.
R414-14. Home Health Services.
The following definition applies to home
health services. In addition, the Department[
incorporates by reference the definitions in the Home
Health Agency Provider Manual, effective July 1, 2011].
(1) "Plan of Care" means a written plan developed cooperatively by home health agency staff and the attending physician. The plan is designed to meet specific needs of an individual, is based on orders written by the attending physician, and is approved and periodically reviewed and updated by the attending physician.
Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [
August 22, ]2011
Notice of Continuation: September 23, 2009
Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 26-1-5; 26-18-3
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