Issue Date: March 18, 2016
Volume 43• Issue 6• Page 414
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Subtitle 09 MEDICAL CARE PROGRAMS
10.09.79 Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Demonstration Waiver
Authority: Health-General Article, §§2-104(b), 15-103, 15-130.1, and 16-201, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene proposes to repeal in their entirety Regulations .01—.13 under COMAR 10.09.79 Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Demonstration Waiver.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to repeal the entire Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Demonstration Waiver chapter because federal authority for the demonstration waiver has expired. A majority of the PRTF services are covered under COMAR 10.09.89 1915(i) Intensive Behavioral Health Services for Children, Youth, and Families.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through April 18, 2016. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
VAN T. MITCHELL
Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene