Medical Assistance Fee Schedule; Addition of Enrollment Service in the Medical Assistance Aging Waiver
[42 Pa.B. 3811]
[Saturday, June 30, 2012]
The purpose of this notice is to announce the Medical Assistance (MA) fee schedule rate for the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) enrollment service in the Aging Waiver. In accordance with 55 Pa. Code § 52.45(a) and (b) (relating to fee schedule rates), the Department of Public Welfare (Department) is announcing this addition effective July 1, 2012.
The fee schedule rate is available at http://www.aging. state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/information_for_ providers/19328.
The enrollment service is being added to the MA Program Fee Schedule as follows:
HCBS Fee Schedule Rate—Aging Waiver Only
Procedure Code Region Rate Unit Enrollment X
W0009 1, 2, 3, 4 $65.00 One Time
The rate-setting methodology for HCBS fee schedule rates was published at 42 Pa.B. 3343 (June 9, 2012).
The Department does not anticipate any significant fiscal impact as a result of these changes in Fiscal Year 2012-2013.
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding this notice within 30 days of its publication to the Office of Long-Term Living, Attention: Yvette Sanchez-Roberts, 555 Walnut Street, Fifth Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1919. Comments can also be sent to RAemail@example.com. Comments will be considered in subsequent revisions to the MA Program Fee Schedule.
Persons with a disability who require an auxiliary aid or service may submit comments using the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service by calling (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).
GARY D. ALEXANDER,
Fiscal Note: 14-NOT-777. No fiscal impact; (8) recommends adoption.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-1218. Filed for public inspection June 29, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]
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