42 CFR 495.324 - Prior approval conditions.

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§ 495.324 Prior approval conditions.
(a) A State must obtain prior written approval as specified in paragraph (b) of this section, when the State plans to initiate planning and implementation activities in support of Medicaid provider incentive payments encouraging the adoption and meaningful use of certified EHR technology with proposed Federal financial participation.
(b) To receive 90 percent match, each State must receive prior approval for all of the following:
(1) The HIT advance planning document and the implementation advance planning document.
(2) A request for proposal and any contract that a State may utilize to complete activities under this subpart, unless specifically exempted by the Department of Health and Human Services, prior to release of the request for proposal or prior to execution of a contract.
(3) For contract amendments, unless specifically exempted by HHS, before execution of the contract amendment, involving contract cost increases exceeding $100,000 or contract time extensions of more than 60 days.
(4) The State Medicaid HIT plan.
(c) Failure to submit any of the information specified in paragraph (b) of this section to the satisfaction of HHS may result in disapproval or suspension of project funding.
(d) A State must obtain prior written approval from HHS of its justification for a sole source acquisition, when it plans to acquire non-competitively from a nongovernmental source HIT equipment or services, with proposed FFP under this subpart if the total State and Federal acquisition cost is more than $100,000.

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  • 2013-12-10; vol. 78 # 237 - Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    1. 78 FR 74826 - Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program; Organ Procurement Organizations; Quality Improvement Organizations; Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program; Provider Reimbursement Determinations and Appeals
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule with comment period and final rules.
      Effective Dates: The final rule with comment period and final rules in this document are effective on January 1, 2014, with the exception of 42 CFR 412.167; 42 CFR 486.316 and 486.318; 42 CFR 475.1 and 475.100 through 475.107; and 42 CFR 495.4 and 495.104, which are effective on January 27, 2014. Implementation Date: The implementation date for the policies specified under section II.A.2.e. of the final rule with comment period relating to comprehensive Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) groups is January 1, 2015. Comment Period: We will consider comments on the payment classification assigned to HCPCS codes identified in Addenda B, AA, and BB of this final rule with comment period with the “NI” comment indicator, and on other areas specified throughout this rule, received at one of the addresses provided in the ADDRESSES section no later than 5 p.m. EST on January 27, 2014. Application Deadline —New Class of New Technology Intraocular Lenses: Request for review of applications for a new class of new technology intraocular lenses must be received by 5 p.m. EST on March 3, 2014.
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Title 42 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR 495 after this date.

  • 2014-05-23; vol. 79 # 100 - Friday, May 23, 2014
    1. 79 FR 29732 - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Modifications to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs for 2014; and Health Information Technology: Revisions to the Certified EHR Technology Definition
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of the Secretary, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Proposed rule.
      To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on July 21, 2014.
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