State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0022 Regarding Ambulance Service Rates Public Notice!

6/22/2022

​PUBLIC NOTICE

WEST VIRGINIA MEDICAID PROGRAM

STATE PLAN AMENDMENT 22-0022 

REGARDING

AMBULANCE SERVICE RATES 


Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §1396a(a)(13)(1997) and 42 C.F.R. §447.205, the Department of Health and Human Resources (“Department”), Bureau for Medical Services (“BMS”) provides notice of the filing of a state plan amendment (SPA), identified as SPA 22-0022, regarding Medicaid rates for Ambulance Services.

SPA 22-0022 proposes to increase the rates for ambulance services from ninety percent (90%) to one hundred percent (100%) of the Medicare rate. 

This SPA will be effective July 1, 2022, pending CMS approval. The change would increase costs in Federal Fiscal Year 2023 by $9,146,854.

The public notice period will be in effect between June 24, 2022 and July 25, 2022. Written comments may be sent to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Medical Services, 350 Capitol Street, Suite 251, Charleston, WV 25301-3706, or by email at SPAComments@wv.gov. Any written comments received will be available for review at the above address during business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact Information: For more information, please contact BMS at 304-558-1700.

State Plan Amendment​​t 22-0022


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Contact Information

For more information, please contact BMS at 304-558-1700.
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