Promulgation notice

Heads up! All of the rules that just went through public comment are set to be promulgated next week. Which ones?

  • CHMS Medicaid Provider Manual
  • CHMS State Plan Amendments
  • DDTCS Medicaid Provider Manual
  • DDTCS State Plan Amendments
  • DDS Standards for Certification, Investigation, and Monitoring 
  • DDS Policy 1076 – Appeals 
  • Human Development Center (HDC) Admission and Discharge Rules Policy 1086 
  • Community and Employment Support (CES) 1915(c) Waiver
  • CES Provider Manual and Certification Standards for CES Providers 
  • The Provider-led Arkansas Shared Savings Entity Program – Phase I 
  • Independent Assessment Manual 
  • Outpatient Behavioral Health Services Update 1-17
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Services for Persons under Age 21 Update 1-17
  • Residential Community Reintegration Program Certification
  • Independent Assessment for Personal Care and Criminal Background Check Requirements for Providers 
  • Rules 117: Provider-Led Organization Licensure Standards 

People with government and state agencies use that word, but what does it mean? “Promulgate means to formally proclaim or declare a new statutory or administrative law as in effect after it receives final approval. It means to make known, announce, or declare officially.” Source

For these rules, the first step means they are going before a sub-committee to be discussed and possibly voted upon. The State ALC-ADMINISTRATIVE RULES & REGULATIONS committee on Tuesday, September 12 at 1pm. If you want to be present, check out the agenda and the location. So far this is the only time it’s shown on the agenda.

According to the Arkansas State Legislature website, “this subcommittee reviews matters regarding administrative rules and regulations by state agencies, boards, and commissions as required by A.C.A. 10-3-309, and such other matters pertaining to administrative organization, rules, regulations, and procedures as may be assigned to the subcommittee by the Legislative Council.”

Here are the members of the council:

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