MaineCare Proposed and Adopted Rules

July 24, 2012

Listed below are recently proposed and adopted rules. You can access the complete rule at

PROPOSED RULES These are notices on the rules which the agency is proposing to adopt. The agency is soliciting comments on these rules. Those comments can be sent to the Policy writer listed s the agency contact person. These rules may change before finally adopted.

RULE TITLE OR SUBJECT: Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 21, Allowances for Home and Community Benefits for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Disorder

CONCISE SUMMARY: The rule proposes to adopt a 5% decrease in rates for Agency Home Support per diem as directed by P.L.2011, Chapter 477, M-1.

PUBLIC HEARING: Date:July 24, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Location:Conference Room # 1 Department of Health and Human Services 242 State Street Augusta, ME

DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS: Comments must be received by midnight Friday, August 3, 2012.

AGENCY CONTACT PERSON: Ginger Roberts-Scott, Comprehensive Health Planner AGENCY NAME: MaineCare Services ADDRESS: 242 State Street 11 State House Station Augusta, Maine 04333-0011 TELEPHONE: 207-287-9365 FAX: (207)287-9369 TTY: 771 (Deaf or Hard of Hearing)


CHAPTER NUMBER AND TITLE: Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter II, Section 4, Ambulatory Surgical Center Services

CONCISE SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to repeal Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter II, Section 4, Ambulatory Surgical Center Services, in accordance with Public Law 2011, c. 657, Part A, the Maine State Supplemental Budget. See for rules and related rulemaking documents.

PUBLIC HEARING DATE: Monday, July 30, 2012 at 10:00AM LOCATION: Main Conference Room Department of Health and Human Services 221 State Street Augusta, ME

DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS: Written comments must be received by midnight on Thursday, August 9, 2012.

AGENCY CONTACT PERSON: Delta Chase, Comprehensive Health Planner II AGENCY NAME: MaineCare Services ADDRESS: 242 State Street 11 State House Station Augusta, Maine 04333-0011 TELEPHONE: (207) 287-6348, FAX: (207) 287-9369 TTY: 711 (Deaf or Hard of Hearing) ____________________________________________________________CHAPTER NUMBER AND TITLE: Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapters II and III, Section 150, STD Screening Clinic Services

CONCISE SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to repeal Chapter 101, MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapters II and III, Section 150, STD Screening Clinic Services, in accordance with Public Law 2011, c. 657, Part A, the Maine State Supplemental Budget. See for rules and related rulemaking documents.

PUBLIC HEARING DATE: July 30, 2012 at Noon LOCATION: Main Conference Room Department of Health and Human Services 221 State Street Augusta, ME

DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS: Written comments must be received by midnight on Thursday, August 9, 2012.

AGENCY CONTACT PERSON: Derrick Grant, Comprehensive Health Planner II AGENCY NAME: MaineCare Services ADDRESS: 242 State Street 11 State House Station Augusta, Maine 04333-0011 TELEPHONE: (207) 287-6427, FAX: (207) 287-9369 TTY: 711 (Deaf or Hard of Hearing)