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AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Medicaid

RULE NO.:           RULE TITLE:

59G-13.071          Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver Provider Rate Table

PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of new Rule 59G-13.070, F.A.C., is to incorporate by reference the Florida Medicaid Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver Services Coverage and Limitations Handbook, ___________. The handbook establishes provider qualifications and enrollment; covered, limited, and excluded services; and standards for implementing the Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver.

SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver Services.

An additional area to be addressed during the workshop will be the potential regulatory impact the amendment to Rule 59G-13.070, F.A.C., will have as provided for under Sections 120.54 and 120.541, Florida Statutes.

RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 409.919 FS.

LAW IMPLEMENTED: 393, 409.902, 409.906, 409.907, 409.908, 409.912, 409.913 FS.

A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 3:00 p.m. ‒ 4:00 p.m.

PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Building 3, Conference Room A, Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5407

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Sophia Whaley. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT IS: Sophia Whaley, Bureau of Medicaid Services, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop 20, Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5407, telephone: (850)412-4284, e-mail: sophia.whaley@ahca.myflorida.com

Please note that a preliminary draft of the reference material, if available, will be posted prior to the workshop at http://ahca.myflorida.com/Medicaid/review/index.shtml. Comments will be received until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:

59G-13.070 Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver Services.

(1) This rule applies to all providers of Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver services who are enrolled in the Florida Medicaid program.

(2) All providers of Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver services who are enrolled in the Florida Medicaid program must be in compliance with the provisions of the Florida Medicaid Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver Services Coverage and Limitations Handbook ____________. The handbook is available from the Medicaid fiscal agent’s Web site at www.mymedicaid-florida.com. Select Public Information for Providers, then Provider Support, and then Provider Handbooks.

(3) The following form is included in the Florida Medicaid Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver Services Coverage and Limitations Handbook and is incorporated by reference: Medicaid Waiver Services Agreement, AHCA Form 5000-_____, _______.

Rulemaking Authority 409.919 FS. Law Implemented 393, 409.902, 409.906, 409.907, 409.908, 409.912, 409.913 FS. History–New__________.

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