Special Notice

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

Special Notice: Annual Rebasing Update

The Division of Medicaid and Health Financing (DMHF) will submit an amendment to the Medicaid State Plan based on the existing requirement to annually rebase pricing of physician codes.

This State Plan Amendment (SPA 18-0006-UT), therefore, updates the effective date of the pricing to July 1, 2018, for the following services:

Home Health Services;

Physician and Anesthesia Services;

Optometry Services;

Speech Pathology Services;

Audiology Services;

Chiropractic Services;

Eyeglasses Services;

Clinic Services;

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy;

Rehabilitative Mental Health Services;

Dental Services and Dentures;

Transportation Services (Special Services); and

Transportation Services (Ambulance).

DMHF anticipates this update to the effective dates of service to be budget neutral.

The proposed change is pending Centers for Medicare & 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, P.O. 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/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