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Medicaid program: rescission of School-Based Administration/Transportation final rule, Outpatient Hospital Services final rule, and partial rescission of Case Management Interim final rule. Final rule.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19588575     Owner:  HSR     Status:  MEDLINE    
This rule finalizes our proposal to rescind the December 28, 2007 final rule entitled, "Elimination of Reimbursement under Medicaid for School Administration Expenditures and Costs Related to Transportation of School-Age Children Between Home and School;" the November 7, 2008 final rule entitled, "Clarification of Outpatient Hospital Facility (Including Outpatient Hospital Clinic) Services Definition;" and certain provisions of the December 4, 2007 interim final rule entitled, "Optional State Plan Case Management Services." These regulations have been the subject of Congressional moratoria and have not yet been implemented (or, with respect to the case management interim final rule, have only been partially implemented) by CMS. In light of concerns raised about the adverse effects that could result from these regulations, in particular, the potential restrictions on services available to beneficiaries and the lack of clear evidence demonstrating that the approaches taken in the regulations are warranted, CMS is rescinding the two final rules in full, and partially rescinding the interim final rule. Rescinding these provisions will permit further opportunity to determine the best approach to further the objectives of the Medicaid program in providing necessary health benefits coverage to needy individuals.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Federal register     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0097-6326     ISO Abbreviation:  Fed Regist     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-09     Completed Date:  2009-07-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7808722     Medline TA:  Fed Regist     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31183-96     Citation Subset:  T    
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MeSH Terms
Ambulatory Care / legislation & jurisprudence*
Case Management / legislation & jurisprudence*
Child Health Services / legislation & jurisprudence*
Child, Preschool
Insurance, Health, Reimbursement / legislation & jurisprudence*
Medicaid / legislation & jurisprudence*
Outpatient Clinics, Hospital / legislation & jurisprudence*
School Health Services / legislation & jurisprudence*
State Government
Transportation of Patients / legislation & jurisprudence*
United States

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