Medicaid Payments and Providers: Transportation Services (210-RICR-20-00-2)


210-RICR-20-00-2 ACTIVE RULE EMERGENCY RULE

Title 210 Executive Office of Health and Human Services
Chapter 20 Medicaid Payments and Providers
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 2 Medicaid Payments and Providers: Transportation Services (210-RICR-20-00-2)
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 03/24/2020 to 07/22/2020

Regulation Authority :

Chapters 40-6 and 40-8 of the Rhode Island General Laws, as amended; Title XIX of the Social Security Act

Purpose and Reason :

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services proposes to amend the Medicaid Payments and Providers: Transportation Services regulations as follows: •Add new sections related to “Legal Authority”, “Definitions”, and “Purpose and Overview”; •Added mileage reimbursement, taxis, and ride share programs to the list of transportation modes; •Inserted additional language related to “standing order” transportation requests; •Clarified service models to include: wheelchair vans, stretchers, and basic life support/advanced life support vehicles; and •Deleted the co-payment amount of $2.00/trip that ETP riders must pay from the regulations but the co-payment requirement remains in effect (see section 2.14).

Brief statement of Reason for Finding Imminent Peril :

COVID