Section 770.2 - Other Limited Health-Related Services

Section 770.2 Other Limited Health-Related Services.

(a) In addition to core limited health-related services that shall be provided, VFCA Health Facilities may provide other limited health-related services, including services consistent with the individualized treatment plan, provided that such services are consistent with the requirements of this section and relevant scope of practices laws. Such other limited health-related services are limited to Home and Community Based Services (HCBS), as authorized under a Medicaid State Plan waiver, and other Medicaid State Plan services as described in this section, provided that other limited health-related services shall not include: surgical services; dental services; orthodontic care; and emergency intervention for major trauma and treatment of life-threatening or potentially disabling conditions.

(b) To provide other limited health-related services, a VFCA Health Facility shall:

(1) describe, in the application for licensure pursuant to section 769.2, the other limited health-related services that it intends to provide;

(2) possess all certifications, designations or licenses as required by law; and

(3) comply with all applicable laws, regulations and standards for providing such other limited health-related services.

(c) Other Medicaid State Plan services may include, but are not limited to, the following:

(1) Screening, diagnosis and treatment services related to physical health, including:

(i) immunizations in accordance with the most current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 through 18 Years, issued by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, as appropriate;

(ii) on-going treatment of chronic conditions as specified in an individualized treatment plan; and

(iii) diagnosis and treatment related to episodic care related to minor ailments, illnesses or injuries, including pediatric sick visits.

(2) Therapy for the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral and developmental needs.

(3) Clinical laboratory testing in compliance with all applicable laws for such testing.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Statutory Authority: 
Public Health Law, Section 2999-gg