Issue Date: January 18, 2019
Volume 46 • Issue 2 • Page 58
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Subtitle 09 MEDICAL CARE PROGRAMS
10.09.08 Freestanding Clinics
Authority: Health-General Article,
§2-104(b), 15-103, and 15-105, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of
Health proposes to amend Regulation .05 under COMAR
10.09.08 Freestanding Clinics.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of
this action is to amend the date rate revisions are effective for FQHCs for
which HRSA approves a change of scope.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is a
corresponding federal standard to this proposed action, but the proposed action
is not more restrictive or stringent.
Estimate of Economic Impact
action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be
sent to Jake Whitaker, Acting Director, Office of Regulation and Policy
Coordination, Maryland Department of Health, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512,
Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to
firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted
through February 19, 2019. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
Qualified Health Center Services.
D. Rate Revisions
for FQHCs Due to Scope of Services Change or Extraordinary One-Time
(1)—(6) (text unchanged)
(7) Rate revisions
granted under this section shall be effective the [first day after
the first full year of operation after the implementation of the scope of
service change] date the change of scope was approved by the
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) or the occurrence
of the extraordinary one-time circumstance.
(8) (text unchanged)
ROBERT R. NEALL
Secretary of Health
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464