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Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule
LSA Document #09-215

Under IC 4-22-2-23, the Office of the Secretary of Family and Social Services intends to adopt a rule concerning the following:

OVERVIEW: Amends 405 IAC 1-14.6 to change the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities and applicable definitions. Amendments add definitions of "allowed profit add-on payment" and "tentative profit add-on payment" and amend other definitions; change certain rate applicability dates, minimum occupancy rates, case mix index, the reimbursement to facilities that have more than eight ventilator-dependent residents, reimbursement for facilities that meet certain quality of care measures, special care unit reimbursement, and identify providers that are eligible for such special care unit reimbursement; change certain add-on applicability dates, allowable per day cost elements, the calculation of the administrative component, create allowed direct care component profit add-on in children's nursing facilities, define a new allowed direct and indirect care component profit add-on calculations, and provide a new allowed capital component profit add-on; change the end and effective dates of certain allowable compensation methodologies; change the end date of the collection of the quality assessment fee; and change the end date of the closure and conversion fund. Questions or comments may be addressed to the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator. Statutory authority: IC 12-8-6-5; IC 12-15-1-10; IC 12-15-21-2.

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule is:
Scott Linneweber
Family and Social Services Administration
Office of General Counsel
Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street, Room W451
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-0024

Posted: 04/08/2009 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20090408-IR-405090215NIA
Composed: Jun 05,2023 2:48:03AM EDT
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