by: Susan Sumrell
There are two proposed rules that we wanted to make you all aware of with upcoming deadlines for comment. We’re currently reviewing both of these proposed rules and will be preparing comments for submission. Please don’t hesitate to share any thoughts that you might have with us on either of the proposed rules.
CMS Proposed Rule on Federal Funding for Medicaid Eligibility Determination and Enrollment Activities: This proposed rule revises Medicaid regulations to allow for eligibility and enrollment activities and to provide a 90 percent match for states’ activities to design and enhance eligibility systems. Comments are due January 7, 2011 and can be submitted at http://www.regulations.gov.
CMS Proposed Rule on Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractors: On November 10, CMS published a proposed rule on the Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor Program, as directed in the Affordable Care Act. Comments are due January 10, 2011 and can be submitted at www.regulations.gov.