Reimbursement for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Services State Plan Amendment Available for Comment Until October 30, 2017

9/27/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE
WEST VIRGINIA MEDICAID PROGRAM
STATE PLAN AMENDMENT 17-004
REGARDING
REIMBURSEMENT FOR NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME SERVICES
 
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §1396a(a)(13)(1997) and 42 C.F.R. §447.205, the Department of Health and Human Resources (“Department”), Bureau for Medical Services (“BMS”) provides notice of the filing of a state plan amendment (SPA), identified as SPA 17-004, regarding reimbursement for treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome services. 
 
The SPA sets forth a bundled reimbursement rate methodology for such services based on cost reports.
 
This SPA will be effective on October 1, 2017.  The expected fiscal impact for fiscal year 2018 is $687.000. The expected fiscal impact for fiscal year 2019 is $687.000.
 
The SPA can be found by clicking on the link below or will be available for public inspection in each county office of the Department of Health and Human Resources during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., beginning Friday, September 29, 2017 through Monday, October 30, 2017, and on the web at: www.dhhr.wv.gov/bms, then click “Public Notices” on the top toolbar.
 
Written comments may be sent to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Medical Services, 350 Capitol Street, Suite 251, Charleston, WV 25301-3706, or by email at SPAComments@wv.gov.  Any written comments received will be available for review at the above address during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., beginning Friday, September 29, 2017 through Monday, October 30, 2017.  Comments will also be posted on the BMS website for review as soon as possible.
 


Contact Information

For more information contact BMS at 304-558-1700
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