PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Comment Period for Medicaid Payment Rates for Psychiatric Medical Institutions for Children (PMIC)

The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS), pursuant to the requirements outlined in 42 C.F.R. §447.205, hereby gives notice of the following proposed action regarding changes to the reimbursement rates for services provided by enrolled psychiatric medical institutions for children (PMIC) under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).

Pursuant to the authority of 2021 Iowa Acts, House File (HF) 891, Section 29, reimbursement rates for non-state-owned psychiatric medical institutions for children shall be increased to the extent possible within the $3,900,000 appropriated for this purpose effective July 1, 2021.

The Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) IA-21-011 will amend Attachment 4.19-A to change the effective date of the PMIC rates to July 1, 2021. 

The estimated increase in Medicaid Fee-for-Service (FFS) expenditures for State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022 related to the PMIC reimbursement increase is:

Total Dollars $493,041
Federal Dollars $305,883
State Dollars $187,158

 

PUBLIC NOTICE: PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR MEDICAID PAYMENT RATES FOR PMIC

Post Date:

June 29, 2021

End Date:

July 29, 2021

Purpose:

This SPA proposes to change the reimbursement and effective date of the PMIC rates to July 1, 2021.

Notice:

Public Notice: Public Comment Period for Medicaid Payments Rates for Psychiatric Medical Institutions for Children (PMIC)
Attachment: Attachment 4.19-A page 34


WRITTEN NOTICE MAY BE ADDRESSED TO:

LeAnn Moskowitz
Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
1305 E. Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
 

Comments may also be sent via electronic mail to lmoskow@dhs.state.ia.us.

 

ALL COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 29, 2021 AT 4:30 P.M.