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Nursing Facility Per Diem Rate Rebase (SPA-IA-17-013)

Public Notice for Public Comment 
The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS), pursuant to the requirements outlined in 42 CFR 447.205 and 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act, hereby gives notice of the following proposed action regarding its methods and standards for paying providers under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid). Effective for services provided on or after July 1, 2017, the Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) proposes to update nursing facility per diem rates utilizing current cost report data.  The update of the per diem rates includes an adjustment to allowable costs using an inflation factor.

Public Notice: Regarding Nursing Facility Per Diem Rate Rebase (SPA-IA-17-013)

Post Date:

June 28, 2017 

End Date:

July 28, 2017


The purpose of this posting is to provide public notice and receive public comments for consideration regarding Nursing Facility Per Diem Rate Rebase.


Public Notice: Regarding Nursing Facility Per Diem Rate Rebase (SPA-IA-17-013) 

Written notice may be addressed to:

Jennifer Steenblock
Department of Human Services
Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
100 Army Post Road
Des Moines, IA 50315

Comments may also be sent via electronic mail to

All comments must be received by July 28, 2017, at 5 p.m.