Department Appeals Board (DAB) Ruling: Oklahoma Health Care Authority and Free Care

DAB A-03-79, Decision No 1924; the DAB “concludes that the [CMS 1997 Technical Assistance] Guide’s free care principle is not an interpretation of any provision of the [Social Security] Act nor indeed of any regulation implementing a provision of the Act.” in the case of Oklahoma Health Care Authority (Oklahoma) appeal of a disallowance of $1,902,390 in federal financial participation (FFP) for the cost of school-based health services (known as EPSDT services) provided in state fiscal year 2000.

Read the Department of Health and Human Services_DAB A-03-79 Decision No 1924…