Issue Date: March 17, 2017
Volume 44• Issue 6 • Pages 331—332
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Subtitle 09 MEDICAL CARE PROGRAMS
10.09.63 Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program: Eligibility and Enrollment
Authority: Health-General Article, §15-103(b)(3), (4), and (6), Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene proposes to amend Regulation .01 under COMAR 10.09.63 Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program: Eligibility and Enrollment.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to correct the length of stay in a long-term care facility that makes a participant ineligible to enroll in an MCO.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to email@example.com, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through April 17, 2017. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
A. (text unchanged)
B. A recipient is not eligible for the Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program if the recipient:
(1) Has been, or is expected to be, continuously institutionalized for more than [30 successive days in]:
(a) [A] 90 successive days in a long-term care facility; or
(b) [An] 30 successive days in an institution for mental disease (IMD);
(2)—(7) (text unchanged)
DENNIS R. SCHRADER
Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene