Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports Application and Renewal Process (210-RICR-50-00-4)


210-RICR-50-00-4 ACTIVE RULE EMERGENCY RULE

Title 210 Executive Office of Health and Human Services
Chapter 50 Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports
Subchapter 00 Long-Term Services
Part 4 Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports Application and Renewal Process (210-RICR-50-00-4)
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 03/24/2020 to 11/19/2020

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws § 40-8-6.1; Federal Law: 42 U.S.C. § 1396a; 42 U.S.C. § 1396k; Section 1413(b)(1)(A) ACA; Fed Regs: 42 C.F.R. § 435.905-910; 42 C.F.

Purpose and Reason :

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services adopts 210-RICR-50-00-4 as a new regulation. It does not repeal or replace any existing Medicaid regulation. The regulation sets forth the following: LTSS Eligibility Factors; LTSS Planning and the Cost of Care; Process for Filing an Application; Forms Required as Part of the Application/Renewal Process; Application Assistance; Applicants’ Rights and Responsibilities; Eligibility Determination Timelines; Pre-eligibility Screening; EOHHS’ Responsibilities; Renewal Process.

Editorial Notes :

The agency requested an extension to the effective dates allowed by R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-35-2.10 for this emergency adoption which was promulgated on March 24, 2020. The extension was granted in accordance with Executive Order 20-72 which permits extensions for sixty (60) days. As a result of this additional extension, the effective dates have been revised and the regulation will now become ineffective on November 19, 2020.

Brief statement of Reason for Finding Imminent Peril :

Covid