Issue Date: November 1, 2013
Volume 40 • Issue 22 • Pages 1881—1882
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Subtitle 09 MEDICAL CARE PROGRAMS
10.09.02 Physicians’ Services
Authority: Health-General Article, §§2-104(b), 15-103, and 15-105, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene proposes to amend Regulation .04 under COMAR 10.09.02 Physicians’ Services.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to bring COMAR 10.09.02.04A(1)(c) in line with the terms for participation already stated in COMAR 10.09.01.03B(2).
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through December 2, 2013. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
.04 Covered Services.
The Program covers the following medically necessary services rendered to recipients:
A. Physicians’ services rendered in the physician’s office, the recipient’s home, a hospital, a skilled or intermediate care nursing facility, a freestanding clinic, or elsewhere when these services are:
(1) Performed by the physician or one of the following:
(a)—(b) (text unchanged)
(c) A certified nurse midwife or a certified nurse practitioner provided that the individual [performing the service is in the physician’s employ and] performs the services within the scope of the individual’s license or certification;
(2)—(3) (text unchanged)
B.—I. (text unchanged)
JOSHUA M. SHARFSTEIN, M.D.
Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene