BEFORE THE Department of Public
health and human services of the
STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 37.85.204 pertaining to member copayment
NOTICE OF AMENDMENT
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On November 22, 2019, the Department of Public Health and Human Services published MAR Notice No. 37-905 pertaining to the public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rule at page 2084 of the 2019 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 22.
2. The department has amended the above-stated rule 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: The department received a comment expressing support for eliminating copayment for Medicaid members.
RESPONSE #1: The department values the support from providers on the rule amendment.
4. The department intends to apply these rule amendments retroactively to January 1, 2020. A retroactive application of the rule does not result in a negative impact to any affected party.
/s/ Brenda K. Elias /s/ Sheila Hogan
Brenda K. Elias Sheila Hogan, Director
Rule Reviewer Public Health and Human Services
Certified to the Secretary of State January 7, 2020.