BEFORE THE Department of PUBLIC
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On December 6, 2019, the Department of Public Health and Human Services published MAR Notice No. 37-900 pertaining to the public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rules at page 2200 of the 2019 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 23.
2. The department has amended the above-stated rules as proposed.
3. No comments or testimony were received.
4. The department intends to apply increases in the hospice reimbursement rates retroactively to October 1, 2019. Decreases in hospice rates will not be applied retroactively, but will be effective upon adoption of the proposed rule amendments.
/s/ Robert Lishman /s/ Sheila Hogan
Robert Lishman Sheila Hogan, Director
Rule Reviewer Public Health and Human Services
Certified to the Secretary of State January 7, 2020.