(1) These requirements are in addition to those contained in rule provisions generally applicable to Medicaid providers.

(2) As a condition of participation in the Montana Medicaid program, a therapist must:

(a) maintain a current license issued by the applicable Montana licensing board for the category of therapy being provided, or, if the provider is serving recipients outside the state of Montana, maintain a current license in the equivalent category under the laws of the state in which the services are provided;

(b) enter into and maintain a current provider enrollment form under the provisions of ARM 37.85.402 with the department's fiscal agent to provide the category of therapy services being provided.

(3) An assistant/aide may not enroll as a provider.

History: 53-6-113, MCA; IMP, 53-2-201, 53-6-101, 53-6-113, MCA; NEW, 1996 MAR p. 1687, Eff. 6/21/96; AMD, 1998 MAR p. 676, Eff. 3/13/98; TRANS, from SRS, 2000 MAR p. 481.