Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-13-01-.09 - THIRD PARTY SIGNATURE

(1) No facility may require a third party signature for a Medicaid recipient as a condition of application or admission to, or continued stay in, the facility. However, any person appointed by a court of competent jurisdiction to act on behalf of a recipient may be required to perform all requirements normally required of an applicant.
(2) If a facility has collected an advance payment or deposit from or on behalf of a person retroactively determined to be eligible for Medicaid, the amount collected less the amount determined by the Department of Human Services to be the patient's liability for that period of time shall be refunded within ten (10) days after receiving payment for retroactive period from the state of its agents.
(3) The facility must file for such retroactive reimbursement for the full period of retroactive eligibility on the next claim for reimbursement filed by the facility following the date of notification of eligibility.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-13-01-.09
Original rule filed May 15, 1980; effective June 29, 1980. Amendment filed October 8, 1985; effective November 7, 1985.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 14-1945 and 14-23-109.

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