3-3-17 KHCA.docxCabinet for Health and Family Services
MAC-Advisory Council for Medical Assistance
Legislative Weekly Report
On Wednesday February 8, 2017, governor Bevin gave his State of the Commonwealth address.
Advocating for Home Care
LRC also provides new updates that may be of interest: http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/pubinfo/release.htm
907 KAR 17:040 Appeal and administrative hearing post external independent third-party review.
KHCA comments that the regulation limits the scope of the administrative hearing to only the issues raised by the provider in its initial appeal to the MCO.
TAC-Home Health Technical Advisory Committee
Information on the current House and Senate membership can be found at the LRC website: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/
907 KAR 17:035 External Independent Third Party Review
KHCA requests this bill to amended to require the MCO to state the reason and provide documentation supporting the adverse decision in its notice to providers.
902 KAR 20:081 Operations and services; Home Health Agencies
KHCA filed comments on the State Health Plan relating to several important issues that will impact and affect Home Care in Kentucky.