BEFORE THE Department of PUBLIC
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 37.40.815 and 37.40.830 pertaining to hospice reimbursement and updates
NOTICE OF AMENDMENT
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On May 11, 2018, the Department of Public Health and Human Services published MAR Notice No. 37-842 pertaining to the public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rules at page 960 of the 2018 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 9.
2. The department has amended the above-stated rules as proposed.
3. No comments or testimony were received.
4. The department intends to apply the increases in hospice rates in this rule amendment retroactively to October 1, 2017. Decreases in hospice rates will not be applied retroactively and will be effective upon adoption of rule. A retroactive application of the proposed rule amendments does not result in a negative impact to any affected party.
/s/ Francis X. Clinch /s/ Sheila Hogan
Francis X. Clinch Sheila Hogan, Director
Rule Reviewer Public Health and Human Services
Certified to the Secretary of State June 26, 2018.