59G-4.250: Prescribed Drug Services
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this rule amendment is to incorporate by reference the Florida Medicaid Prescribed Drug Services coverage, Limitations and Reimbursement Handbook, updated January 2012. The handbook updates the procedures for reimbursement of providers for prescribed drugs.
SUMMARY: The purpose of this rule amendment is to incorporate by reference the Florida Medicaid Prescribed Drug Services coverage, Limitations and Reimbursement Handbook, updated January 2012. The handbook updates the procedures for reimbursement of providers for prescribed drugs.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS AND LEGISLATIVE RATIFICATION:
The Agency has determined that this will not have an adverse impact on small business or likely increase directly or indirectly regulatory costs in excess of $200,000 in the aggregate within one year after the implementation of the rule. A SERC has not been prepared by the agency.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 409.919 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 409.906(20), 409.908, 409.912 FS.
A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: Thursday, March 1, 2012, 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Bldg. 3, Conference Rm B, Tallahassee, FL 32301
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Marie Donnelly via email at Marie.Donnelly@ahca.myflorida.com. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Marie Donnelly at Marie.Donnelly@ahca.myflorida.com
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
59G-4.250 Prescribed Drug Services.
(1) This rule applies to all prescribed drug services providers enrolled in the Medicaid program.
(2) All participating prescribed drug services providers enrolled in the Medicaid program must be in compliance with the provisions of the Florida Medicaid Prescribed Drug Services Coverage, Limitations, and Reimbursement Handbook, updated January 2012
May 2008, which is incorporated by reference, and available from the Medicaid fiscal agent’s website at www.mymedicaid-florida.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 Provider Inquiry at 1(800)289-7799.
Rulemaking Authority 409.919 FS. Law Implemented 409.906(20), 409.908, 409.912 FS. History–New 1-1-77, Amended 6-30-77, 10-1-77, 2-1-78, 4-1-78, 9-28-78, 6-1-79, 2-28-80, 11-11-81, 7-3-84, Formerly 10C-7.42, Amended 3-11-86, 12-5-88, 6-4-90, 10-29-90, 5-20-92, 4-11-93, Formerly 10C-7.042, Amended 12-28-95, 8-3-97, 2-11-98, 9-13-99, 7-20-00, 1-29-01, 4-24-01, 10-6-02, 12-7-06, 11-3-08,_________.