Issue Date: September 14, 2018
Volume 45 • Issue 19 • Pages 872
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Subtitle 09 MEDICAL CARE PROGRAMS
10.09.24 Medical Assistance Eligibility
Authority: Estates and Trusts Article, §14.5-1002;
Health-General Article, §§2-104(b), 2-105(b), 15-103, 15-105, 15-121, and
15-401—15-407; Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of
Health proposes to amend Regulation .04-1 under COMAR
10.09.24 Medical Assistance Eligibility.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of
this action is to amend the processing application time limitations for
MAGI-exempt coverage groups from 30 days to 45 days, matching the time
limitation set under federal regulations.
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 Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination,
Maryland Department of Health, 201 W. 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 October 15, 2018. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
.04-1 Specific Application
Requirements for MAGI Exempt Coverage Groups.
Applications. When a written or electronic application is filed, a decision
shall be made promptly but not later than:
(1)  45 days
from the date of application in the case of determination of aged and blind
(2) (text unchanged)
ROBERT R. NEALL
Secretary of Health
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464