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317:30-5-359.2.Reimbursement

[Revised 09-14-2020]

(a) Provider-based clinics.  Payments for provider-based clinics will be made for RHC "core" services based on an all-inclusive visit fee established by one of the following:

(1) An interim rate established by calculating a statewide average rate for RHCs in the state; and

(2) The statewide average rate will be updated annually by the increase in the Medicare Economic Index (MEI); or

(3) An Alternative Payment Methodology (APM) established by the RHC periodic rate notification from the Medicare Fiscal Intermediary. In order to receive this rate, the RHC must submit a copy of the periodic rate notification letter for its most recent full cost reporting year received from the fiscal intermediary to the state. The APM rate cannot be lower than mentioned above in (a)(1) or (a)(2).

(b) Independent clinics. Payments for independent clinics will be made for RHC "core" services based on an all-inclusive isit fee established by one of the following:

(1) An interim rate established by calculating a statewide average rate for RHCs in the state; and

(2) The statewide average rate will be updated annually by the increase in the MEI; or

(3) An APM established by the RHCs periodic rate notification from the Medicare Fiscal Intermediary. In order to receive this rate, the RHC must submit a copy of the periodic rate notification letter for its most recent full cost reporting year received from the fiscal intermediary to the state. The APM rate cannot be lower than mentioned above in (b)(1) or (b)(2).

Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.