Jun 12, 2013

Notice of Development of Rulemaking. AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

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Please refer to the announcement below submitted by the Agency for Health Care Administration for publication in the Florida Administrative Register, Vol. 39, No. 111, June 7, 2013.Â

Notice of Development of Rulemaking

AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Medicaid
RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
59G-13.088: Developmental Disabilities Consumer Directed Care Plus
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of the amendment to Rule 59G-13.088 is to update the description for restricted services, the definition for behavior assistant services, and background screening information pursuant to the 2012 Florida Statute changes; remove language referring to the provider call center; and add the definition and limitations and special conditions for vehicle modification.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waivers Consumer-Directed Care Plus Program.
An additional area to be addressed during the workshop will be the potential regulatory impact Rule 59G-13.088 will have as provided for under sections 120.54 and 120.541, Florida Statutes.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 409.221 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 409.902, 409.907, 409.908, 409.912, 409.913, 409.221 FS.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: Monday, June 24, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Building 3, Conference Room D, 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: Danielle Reatherford at the Bureau of Medicaid Services, 850-412-4263. 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, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Danielle Reatherford, Medicaid Services, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop 20, Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5407, telephone: 850-412-4263, e-mail: danielle.reatherford@ahca.myflorida.com.
To download a draft copy of the reference material, if available, go to http://ahca.myflorida.com/Medicaid/review/index.shtml.

THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
59G-13.088 Developmental Disabilities Consumer-Directed Care Plus
(1) Individuals enrolled in the Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waivers Program for Consumer-Directed Care Plus, along with all program representatives, consultants, employees, vendors, and Agency for Persons with Disabilities staff must be in compliance with the provisions of the Florida Medicaid Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waivers Consumer-Directed Care Plus Program Coverage, Limitations, and Reimbursement Handbook, ____________July, 2012, which is incorporated by reference. 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. Paper copies of the handbook may be obtained by calling the Provider Contact Center at (800) 289-7799 and selecting Option 7.
(2) The following appendices are incorporated by reference: Appendix A; CDC+ New Participant Training Program Affirmation Form, July 2012; Appendix B: CDC+ New Participant Training Registration, July 2012; Appendix C: CDC+ Participant Refresher Training Program Affirmation Form, March 1, 2011; Appendix D: CDC+ Participant Refresher Training Registration, March 1, 2011; Appendix E: CDC+ Purchasing Plan, February 14, 2012; Appendix F: CDC+ Quick Update to My Purchasing Plan, June 1, 2009; Appendix G: Florida CDC+ Weekly Timesheet, January 1, 2011; and Appendix H: CDC+ Participant Information Update Form, November 1, 2009. These forms are available by photocopying them from the Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waivers Consumer-Directed Care Plus Program Coverage, Limitations, and Reimbursement Handbook.
Rulemaking Authority 409.221 FS. Law Implemented 409.221, 409.902, 409.907, 409.908, 409.912, 409.913 FS. History├ó€“New 11-12-12, Amended ____________.

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