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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 12-1314



Medical Assistance Fee Schedule; Service Coordination Services Approval

[42 Pa.B. 4545]
[Saturday, July 14, 2012]

 The purpose of this notice is to announce the approval of the waiver amendments related to service coordination for the Home and Community-Based Services Aging, Attendant Care, COMMCARE, Independence and OBRA Waivers by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) effective June 27, 2012. See 55 Pa. Code §§ 52.26(g) and (i) and 52.28 (relating to service coordination services; and conflict free service coordination). In accordance with 55 Pa. Code § 52.45(a) and (b) (relating to fee schedule rates), the Department of Public Welfare (Department) announced the fee schedule rates for service coordination services, including service coordination services in the Act 150 Program, at 42 Pa.B. 3343 (June 9, 2012). These rates are effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2012.

 The fee schedule rates are available at http://www. for_providers/19328.

Fiscal Impact

 The Department anticipates the proposed fee schedule rates will result in an estimated decrease of $1.885 million ($0.858 million in State funds) for Fiscal Year 2012-2013. These savings were previously reported in the public notice ''Rate-Setting Methodology, Fee Schedule Rates and Vendor Goods and Services for the Medical Assistance Aging, Attendant Care, COMMCARE, Independence and OBRA Waivers and the Act 150 Program,'' published at 42 Pa.B. 3343.

Public Comment

 Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding this notice within 30 days of its publication to the Department at 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 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).


Fiscal Note: 14-NOT-778. No fiscal impact; (8) recommends adoption.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-1314. Filed for public inspection July 13, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]

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