Utah Admin. Code R414-504-5 - Reimbursement for Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded

Current through Bulletin 2022-07, April 1, 2022

The following principles apply to the payment of community-based intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded (ICF/MRs) that are licensed under Section 26-21-13.5:

(1) The Department pays approximately 93% of the aggregate payments to ICF/MRs based on a prospective flat rate established in Utah State Plan Attachment 4.19-D. The Department pays the balance as a property cost component calculated by the Fair Rental Value system pursuant to Section R414-504-3.
(a) Reimbursement for the ICF/MR Quality Improvement Incentive is in accordance with Attachment 4.19-D of the Utah Medicaid State Plan, which is incorporated by reference in Rule R414-1.
(b) Division staff are not required to request additional information relating to any application submission.
(c) Providers shall ensure all necessary information is included in the application in order to qualify.
(d) For applications received and reviewed by division staff prior to the annual submission deadline, if the application is incorrect or lacks sufficient supporting documentation, then the application shall be denied. If it is received prior to the annual submission deadline, the provider may submit a subsequent application that includes all needed supporting documentation for consideration.
(e) For applications received prior to the annual submission deadline and reviewed by division staff after the annual submission deadline, then the provider's application may be considered for qualification of a reduced amount, where possible, based on the submitted documentation.
(f) In all cases, no additional applications, documentation or explanation will be accepted if submitted after the annual submission deadline.


Utah Admin. Code R414-504-5
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2017-5, effective 2/15/2017

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