59G-4.110: Hearing Services
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of the proposed amendment is to incorporate by reference the revised Florida Medicaid Hearing Services Coverage and Limitations Handbook, January 2009. The coverage and limitations handbook revisions include policy clarifications, place of service clarification, additional definitions, and new fiscal agent information. The effect will be to incorporate by reference in the rule the Florida Medicaid Hearing Services Coverage and Limitations Handbook, January 2009.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Hearing Services.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 409.919 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 409.906, 409.907, 409.908, 409.9081 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: Monday, October 27, 2008, 3:30 p.m.
PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Bldg. 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: Kathryn R. Stephens, Agency for Health Care Administration, Bureau of Medicaid Services, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop 20, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, (850)922-7314, email@example.com
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
59G-4.110 Hearing Services.
(1) No change.
(2) All physicians, audiologists and hearing aid specialists enrolled in the Medicaid program must be in compliance with the provisions of the Florida Medicaid Hearing Services Coverage and Limitations Handbook, January 2009
July 2006, which is incorporated by reference, and the Florida Medicaid Provider Reimbursement Handbook, CMS-1500, which is incorporated by reference in Rule 59G-4.001, F.A.C. Both handbooks are available from the Medicaid fiscal agent’s Web Portal website at http://mymedicaid-florida.com floridamedic aid.acs-inc.com. Click on Public Information for Providers, then on Provider Support, and then on Provider Handbooks. Paper copies of the handbooks may be obtained by calling the Provider Contact Center Inquiry at (800)289-7799 and selecting Option 7 377-8216.
Specific Authority 409.919 FS. Law Implemented 409.906, 409.907, 409.908 FS. History–New 8-3-80, Amended 7-21-83, Formerly 10C-7.522, Amended 4-13-93, Formerly 10C-7.0522, Amended 12-21-97, 10-13-98, 5-7-00, 7-5-01, 2-20-03, 8-5-03, 7-27-04, 7-26-05, 8-18-05, 11-29-06,________.