59G-5.020: Provider Requirements
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this rule amendment is to incorporate by reference Update January 2009 to the Florida Medicaid Provider General Handbook. The handbook update includes revised and new Medicare-Medicaid crossover policies. New policy allows for expanded Medicaid coverage of Medicare Part A and Part B cost sharing for services rendered to Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries. New policy also allows participation of freestanding psychiatric hospitals in the Medicaid program for the sole purpose of obtaining crossover reimbursement. The effect of the rule amendment to Rule 59G-5.020, F.A.C., will be to incorporate by reference in rule Update January 2009 to the Florida Medicaid Provider General Handbook.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Provider Requirements.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 409.919 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 409.902, 409.905, 409.906, 409.907, 409.908, 409.912, 409.913 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
TIME AND DATE: Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 2:30 p.m.
PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Building 3, Conference Room D, Tallahassee, Florida 32308
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Karen Girard, Medicaid Services, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop 20, Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5407, (850)488-9711, email@example.com. com
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
59G-5.020 Provider Requirements.
(1) All Medicaid providers enrolled in the Medicaid program and billing agents who submit claims to Medicaid on behalf of an enrolled Medicaid provider must comply with the provisions of the Florida Medicaid Provider General Handbook, July 2008, updated January 2009, which is incorporated by reference and available from the fiscal agent’s Web Portal at http://mymedicaid-florida.com. Click on Public Information for Providers, then on Provider Support, and then on Provider Handbooks. A paper copy of the handbook may be obtained by calling the Provider Contact Center at (800)289-7799 and selecting Option 7.
(2) No change.
(3) No change.
Specific Authority 409.919 FS. Law Implemented 409.902, 409.905, 409.906, 409.907, 409.908, 409.912, 409.913 FS. History–New 9-22-93, Formerly 10P-5.020, Amended 7-8-97, 1-9-00, 4-24-01, 8-6-01, 10-8-03, 1-19-05, 5-24-07,________.