Section 402.10 - Reimbursement

Section 402.10 Reimbursement.

(a) In the event that funds are appropriated in any given fiscal year for reimbursement for the costs of obtaining criminal history information required by this Part, reimbursement shall be made available in an equitable and direct manner for the projected cost of the fee established pursuant to law by the Division for processing a criminal history information check, the fee imposed by the FBI for a national criminal history check, and costs associated with obtaining the fingerprints to all providers licensed, but not certified, under Article 36 of the Public Health Law, and all adult homes, enriched housing programs, and residences for adults licensed under Article 7 of the Social Services Law, including those that are subject to this Part and are unable to access direct reimbursement from state and/or federally funded health programs.

(b) Residential health care facilities licensed pursuant to Article 28 of the Public Health Law, certified home health care agencies and long-term home health care programs certified or approved pursuant to Article 36 of the Public Health Law, and hospice programs certified pursuant to Article 40 of the Public Health Law, may, subject to the availability of federal financial participation, claim as reimbursable costs under the medical assistance program, costs reflecting the fee established pursuant to law by the Division for processing a criminal history information check, the fee imposed by the FBI for a national criminal history check, and costs associated with obtaining the fingerprints, provided, however, that for the purposes of determining rates of payment pursuant to Article 28 of the Public Health Law for residential health care facilities, such reimbursable fees and costs shall be reflected as timely as practicable in such rates within the applicable rate period.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Doc Status: 
Complete