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Promulgation of New Rules

Note: The Proposed Rule dates are for the Public Comment period for each rule. The Recent Final Rule date is when the rule becomes effective.

Proposed Rules                                                        

Title Date
Living Choices Assisted Living Home and Community-Based Services Medicaid Waiver and Living Choices Assisted Living Medicaid Provider Manual 01/12/2020 - 02/10/2020
Autism Waiver and Medicaid Provider Manual 12/12/2019 - 01/10/2020
ARKids First-B-2-19, Certified Nurse Midwife-1-18, Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT)-1-19, Dental-1-18, Nurse Practitioner-3-18, Pharmacy 1-19, and Physician-3-18 10/27/2019 - 11/25/2019

Recent Final Rules

Title Date
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Cooperation 01/17/2020
DHS Policy 1088 Participant Exclusion Rule 02/01/2020
Establishing Reasonable Charges for Costs of Treatment 01/01/2020
Ensuring Child Safety and Confidentiality 01/01/2020
Division of Youth Services Operations Manual Updates 01/01/2020
Hospital 3-19 SMA Newborn Screening 01/01/2020
Referrals on Children Born with and Affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Prenatal Drug Exposure 01/01/2020
Permanency Efforts for Children in Foster Care 01/01/2020
Subsidized Guardianship 01/01/2020
Minimum Licensing Requirements for: Child Care Centers, Out-of-School-Time Facilities, Child Care Family Homes and Registered Child Care Family Homes 01/01/2020
Certification in Deaf Mental Health 01/01/2020
Minimum Licensing Standards for Child Welfare Agencies - Placement (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Minimum Licensing Standards for Child Welfare Agencies - Residential (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Licensing and Accreditation Unit - Better Beginnings (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Rules for the Arkansas Long Term Care Facility - Nursing Asst. Training Program (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Rules for Licensure of Nursing Home Administrators in Arkansas (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Rules for Assisted Living Facilities Level II (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Rules for Conducting Criminal Record Checks for Employees of Long-Term Care Facilities (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Rules for the Licensure of Residential Long-Term Care Facilities (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Rules for Nursing Homes - Office of Long-Term Care (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Rules Pertaining to Post-Acute Head Injury Retraining and Residential Adult Care Facilities (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Administrative Procedures of Nursing Home Quality Assurance Fee (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Registration, Operation and Parking of Motor vehicles on the Arkansas State Campus (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
DHS BHS, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention - Licensing Standards (Pursuant to Act 893) 01/01/2020
Well Child Screenings 01/01/2020
Primary Care Case Management 12/01/2019
Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program 12/01/2019
ARKids-4-18, Domiciliary Care-1-18, Section I-5-18, Section III-4-18, and State Plan Amendment #2019-001 12/01/2019
Rules and Regulations for Conducting Criminal Record Checks for Employees of Long Term Care Facilities 12/01/2019
Standards for Community Mental Health Center and Clinics and the Accreditation Policy for Community Mental Health Center and Clinics- Repeal 12/01/2019
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