BEFORE THE Department of Public
health and human services of the
STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 37.79.304 pertaining to clarifying contents of Healthy Montana Kids (HMK) Evidence of Coverage
NOTICE OF AMENDMENT
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On May 25, 2018, the Department of Public Health and Human Services published MAR Notice No. 37-844 pertaining to the public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rule at page 1013 of the 2018 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 10.
2. The department has amended the above-stated rule as proposed.
3. The department has thoroughly considered the comments and testimony received. A summary of the comments received and the department's responses are as follows:
COMMENT #1: The department received one comment expressing support for the proposed amendments to the HMK Evidence of Coverage (EOC).
RESPONSE #1: The department thanks the commenter for their comment.
4. The department will apply this rule retroactively to November 1, 2017. A retroactive application of the proposed rule does not result in a negative impact to any affected party.
/s/ Brenda K. Elias /s/ Sheila Hogan
Brenda K. Elias Sheila Hogan, Director
Rule Reviewer Public Health and Human Services
Certified to the Secretary of State July 31, 2018.