DAR File No. 37899
This rule was published in the September 1, 2013, issue (Vol. 2013, No. 17) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Health, Family Health and Preparedness, Children with Special Health Care Needs
Children's Hearing Aid Pilot Program
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 37899
Filed: 08/05/2013 06:19:53 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
This rule will govern administration of the Children's Hearing Aid Pilot Program.
Summary of the rule or change:
This rule includes the process to identify children who are financially eligible for services and the process to review and pay for services provided to a child.
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Section 26-10-11
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
Costs include staff time to administer the account and volunteer time from committee members to serve an advisory role, develop application process and review applications from treatment providers, and process payment requests from providers. As this is a new program, there are no records to indicate cost burden or savings.
None anticipated--Funds will be disbursed to audiologists for hearing aids to eligible children.
Cost--Time for audiologists to prepare applications to receive funds for eligible children. As this is a new program, there are no records to indicate cost burden or savings.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
Cost to families--Time to identify audiologist and obtain testing for hearing aids. Savings to families--Hearing aids will be provided free to families up to the full amount appropriated. The agency estimates approximately 25 children will receive hearing aids through the current amount appropriated. As this is a new program, there are no records to indicate cost burden or savings.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
Cost to audiologists and families--Time to complete application processes involved. As this is a new program, there are no records to indicate cost burden or savings.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
This will provide some additional payment for hearing aid providers.
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
Family Health and Preparedness, Children with Special Health Care Needs
44 N MARIO CAPECCHI DR
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84113
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- Rebecca Giles at the above address, by phone at 801-538-6259, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Patton, Executive Director
R398. Health, Family Health and Preparedness, Children with Special Health Care Needs.
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