Special Notice

This notice was published in the May 15, 2018, issue (Vol. 2018, No. 10) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Special Notice: Outpatient Hospital Supplemental Payments

The Division of Medicaid and Health Financing (DMHF) will submit a change to the Medicaid State Plan to reference the utilization and inflation trend rates for each state fiscal year regarding outpatient hospital supplemental payments.

This change, therefore, references the Medicaid website to find the utilization and inflation trend rates for State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2019 moving forward.

DMHF expects annual savings of about $977,800 in SFY 2019 to result from this change.

This State Plan Amendment (SPA 18-0003-UT) is pending approval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the proposed effective date is July 1, 2018.

A copy of this change 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 this 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/2018/b20180515.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