DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
126-A:18-a Rate Setting for Home Health Services.
I. The commissioner of health and human services shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A to establish a rate setting methodology which establishes unit medicaid reimbursement rates for home health services which reflect the average cost to deliver services. The commissioner shall consider the factors of economy, efficiency, quality of care, and access to care, in accordance with guidelines in federal regulations.
II. The department of health and human services shall annually on or before October 1 establish unit rates for home health services paid under medicaid which better reflect the average cost to deliver services.
III. The commissioner shall make a biennial report commencing on November 1, 2017 and thereafter before November 1 of odd-numbered years relative to the rates for home health services, to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, and the chairpersons of the house and senate finance committees.
Source. 1997, 346:2, eff. Aug. 23, 1997. 2015, 259:17, eff. July 1, 2015.