BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OF THE
STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 37.86.1806 pertaining to updating durable medical equipment rules to reflect a sole-source provider for the purchase of breast pumps
NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF COMMENT PERIOD ON PROPOSED AMENDMENT
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On June 9, 2017, the Department of Public Health and Human Services published MAR Notice No. 37-797 pertaining to the public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rule at page 773 of the 2017 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 11.
2. On June 29, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., the Department of Public Health and Human Services held a public hearing in the auditorium of the Department of Public Health and Human Services Building, 111 North Sanders, Helena, Montana, to consider the proposed amendment of the above-stated rule.
The comment period will be extended until the department receives approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in accordance with 42 CFR§431.51(d)(2). The deadline for written comments is December 1, 2017.
3. The Department of Public Health and Human Services will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in this rulemaking process or need an alternative accessible format of this notice. If you require an accommodation, contact the Department of Public Health and Human Services no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 28, 2017, to advise us of the nature of the accommodation that you need. Please contact Kenneth Mordan, Department of Public Health and Human Services, Office of Legal Affairs, P.O. Box 4210, Helena, Montana, 59604-4210; telephone (406) 444-4094; fax (406) 444-9744; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
/s/ Brenda K. Elias /s/ Sheila Hogan
Brenda K. Elias, Attorney Sheila Hogan, Director
Rule Reviewer Public Health and Human Services
Certified to the Secretary of State November 13, 2017.