BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OF THE
STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 37.85.105 pertaining to updating Medicaid fee schedules with Medicare rates, procedure codes and updating effective dates
NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF COMMENT PERIOD ON PROPOSED AMENDMENT
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On November 8, 2019, the Department of Public Health and Human Services published MAR Notice No. 37-899 pertaining to the public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rule at page 1973 of the 2019 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 21.
2. A public hearing on the notice of proposed amendment of the above-stated rule was held on December 2, 2019. The public comment period is being extended to 5:00 p.m. on January 3, 2020, to allow interested persons additional time to comment on the proposed amendment of the above-referenced rule. The department has published proposed fee schedules that incorporate procedure codes that were recently published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and that the department is required to follow. The proposed fee schedules are posted at: https://medicaidprovider.mt.gov/proposedfs.
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 January 2, 2020, to advise us of the nature of the accommodation that you need. Please contact Heidi Clark, 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 email@example.com.
4. Written data, views, or arguments may be submitted to: Heidi Clark, Department of Public Health and Human Services, Office of Legal Affairs, P.O. Box 4210, Helena, Montana, 59604-4210; fax (406) 444-9744; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., January 3, 2020.
/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 December 17, 2019.