Special Notice

This notice was published in the June 1, 2013, issue (Vol. 2013, No. 11) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Special Notice: Medicaid Nursing Facility Reimbursement

The Division of Medicaid and Health Financing (DMHF) is submitting changes to the Medicaid State Plan through "Attachment 4.19-D, SPA 13-019-UT Quality Improvement Incentive". These changes are necessary to update the quality incentive programs for nursing facilities and intermediate care facilities for persons with intellectual disabilities (ICFs/ID), and also add a new program in State Fiscal Year 2014 and beyond.

Pending Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approval, this amendment becomes effective on July 1, 2013.

This amendment is anticipated to result in an increase of approximately $743,600 per year.

A copy of these changes may be obtained from Craig Devashrayee (801-538-6641), or by writing the Technical Writing Unit, Utah Department of Health, P.O. Box 143102, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3102. Comments are welcome at the same address. Copies of the changes 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/b20130601.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.