Rate Determination Initiation Notice for Section 65 Behavioral Health Services     

This bulletin provides notice that the Department initiated a Rate Determination Process* for Section 65 of the MaineCare Benefits Manual in Spring 2022, prior to P.L. 2022 Ch. 639 becoming effective.        

The Department is conducting this rate determination pursuant to the Department’s rate reform priorities, P.L. 2021, Ch. 398, and P.L. 2022, Ch. 635. 

Burns and Associates is conducting this rate study.      

The Department will soon hold a meeting with interested stakeholders to review the draft rate models. Please watch for notice/invitations no later than the end of this week.      

You may reach out to Bryan Lumbra, MaineCare’s Rate Setting Project Manager, with any questions regarding the Section 65 rate determination process.       

*This notice is being sent in alignment with Public Law 2022 Chapter 639.   

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