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posted on May 02, 2018 14:24

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will hold negotiated rulemaking this month for three dockets. The list of meetings, locations and links are provided in the Idaho Administrative Bulletin for May. More information can be found at:

  • 16-0310-1704 – Medicaid Enhanced Plan Benefits – The purpose of this negotiated rulemaking meeting is to revise these rules regarding provider reimbursement rate reviews, cost survey requirements, and rate setting methodologies for home and community-based service (HCBS) providers and HCBS coordinators.
  • 16-0310-1801 – Medicaid Enhanced Plan Benefits – Implementation of Medicaid Managed Care Program: The purpose of the proposed changes to IDAPA 16.03.10 is to allow Idaho Medicaid to implement a phased-in mandatory Medicaid managed care program for individuals who are dually eligible for Medicare Parts A and B and Enhanced Medicaid
  • 16-0314-1801 – Minimum Standards for Hospitals in Idaho – Changes to licensing standards related to restraints and seclusion and protection of patient rights

Oral or written recommendations are accepted at meetings. Those who cannot attend a meeting can submit written recommendations and comments through the addresses provided for each docket. 

The Bulletin also contains the following DHW dockets:

  • 16-0208-1801 – Vital Statistics Rules – Gender marker change – Temporary/Proposed Rule Notice
  • 16-0315-1801Secure Treatment Facility for People with Intellectual Disabilities – NEW CHAPTER – Proposed Rule