Special Notice

This notice was published in the March 15, 2013, issue (Vol. 2013, No. 6) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Special Notice: Psychologist Services

The Division of Medicaid and Health Financing (DMHF) will submit a change to the Utah Medicaid State Plan to clarify the provision of psychology services.

DMHF will submit SPA 13-008-UT Psychologist Services, which specifies services available to Medicaid recipients who meet the criteria set forth in this amendment. These services include psychological evaluation and testing for individuals who exhibit intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities or related conditions, and psychological evaluation for individuals with a condition that requires chronic pain management services.

DMHF does not anticipate any increase in total annual expenditures as a result of this change.

This change is pending Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approval.

A copy of the change may be obtained from Craig Devashrayee (801-538-6641), or by writing the Technical Writing Unit, Utah Department of Health, PO Box 143102, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3102. Comments are welcome at the same address. Copies of the change are also available at local county health department offices.

Additional Information

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2013/b20130315.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding this notice, please contact Craig Devashrayee, by phone at 801-538-6641, by FAX at 801-538-6099, or by Internet E-mail at cdevashrayee@utah.gov.