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Public Hearing: Proposed Medicaid Rate for Rural Hospital General Outpatient Services

June 24, 2021
Click here to view original web page at www.hhs.texas.gov

Hearing. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will conduct a public hearing on July 12, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., to receive public comments on the proposed Medicaid rate for rural hospital general outpatient services. Due to the declared state of disaster stemming from COVID-19, this hearing will […]

Click here to view original web page at www.hhs.texas.gov


Hearing. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will conduct a public hearing on July 12, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., to receive public comments on the proposed Medicaid rate for rural hospital general outpatient services.

Due to the declared state of disaster stemming from COVID-19, this hearing will be conducted online only. Physical entry to the hearing will not be permitted. To join the hearing from your computer, tablet, or smartphone, register for the hearing here (link is external). After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the hearing. You can also dial in using your phone at (415) 655-0060, access code: 451-527-012.

If you are new to GoToWebinar, download the GoToMeeting app here(link is external) before the hearing starts.

The hearing will be held in compliance with Texas Human Resources Code §32.0282, which requires public notice of and hearings on proposed Medicaid reimbursements. HHSC will archive the public hearing; the archive can be accessed on demand after the hearing here.

Proposal. The payment rates for the Medicaid adjustments to rural hospital general outpatient services are proposed to be effective September 1, 2021.

Written Comments. Written comments regarding the payment rates may be submitted in lieu of, or in addition to, oral testimony until 5:00 p.m. the day of the hearing. Written comments may be sent by U.S. mail, overnight mail, special delivery mail, fax, or e-mail.

U.S. Mail
Health and Human Services Commission
Provider Finance Department, Mail Code H-400
P.O. Box 149030
Austin, Texas 78714-9030

Overnight mail or special delivery mail
Health and Human Services Commission
Provider Finance Department, Mail Code H-400
North Austin Complex
4601 W Guadalupe St.
Austin, Texas 78751

Phone number for package delivery: (512) 730-7401

Fax
Attention: Provider Finance at (512) 730-7475

Preferred Communication. During the current state of disaster due to COVID-19, physical forms of communication are checked with less frequency than during normal business operations. For the quickest response, please use email or phone, if possible, for communication with HHSC related to this public hearing.

Persons with disabilities who wish to participate the hearing and require auxiliary aids or services should contact Provider Finance at (512) 730-7401 at least 72 hours before the hearing so appropriate arrangements can be made.

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