BEFORE THE Department of Public
health and human services of the
STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 37.86.2925 and 37.86.2928 pertaining to Medicaid inpatient hospital services
NOTICE OF AMENDMENT
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On October 17, 2013, the Department of Public Health and Human Services published MAR Notice No. 37-650 pertaining to the public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rules at page 1794 of the 2013 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 19.
2. The department has amended the above-stated rules as proposed.
3. The department has thoroughly considered the comments and testimony received. A summary of the comments received and the department's responses are as follows:
COMMENT #1: One comment was received stating support for the department’s proposal to distribute federal Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) funds to eligible hospitals within federal payment limitations.
RESPONSE #1: The department thanks the commenter for their support of the rule.
4. These rule amendments are effective January 1, 2014.
/s/ John C. Koch /s/ Richard H. Opper
John C. Koch Richard H. Opper, Director
Rule Reviewer Public Health and Human Services
Certified to the Secretary of State December 2, 2013.