NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING DOCKET NO. R11-800-06-18
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
STATE OF HAWAII
Pursuant to Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Department of Health (DOH) will hold a public hearing for the proposed adoption of Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) Title 11 Chapter 800, “Home and Community-Based Case Management Agencies and Community Care Foster Family Homes.”
The proposed Title 11 Chapter 800, “Home and Community-Based Case Management Agencies and Community Care Foster Family Homes,” establish the administrative provisions for the DOH to license home and community-based case management agencies and to certify community care foster family homes. The rules were previously under the authority of the Department of Human Services (DHS) as Chapter 1454 and were transferred to the DOH pursuant to Act 93 SLH 2012. The proposed rules amends rule language to be consistent with Act 30 SLH 2017, giving the DOH discretion to allow two (2) private pay persons who are married or in a civil union to occupy the same community care foster family home in lieu of a Medicaid recipient.
PUBLIC HEARING DATE, TIME, AND LOCATION:
Friday, July 20, 2018: Oahu: 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon or earlier when all testimony is received, State Capitol Auditorium.
All interested persons shall be afforded the opportunity to submit testimony, orally or in writing, on the proposed administrative rules at the time of the public hearing. Persons who are not able to attend the public hearing may submit written testimony to the DOH by mail at the Office of Health Care Assurance (OHCA), 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 337, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707 or by email at DOH.OHCAMail@doh.hawaii.gov. Written testimony shall be received no later than Wednesday, July 25 at 4:00 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time.
Any person requiring a special accommodation (e.g. assistance of a sign language interpreter) at the public hearing shall file a request with the DOH by email at DOH.OHCAMail@doh.hawaii.gov or by calling (808) 692-7227, at least ten business days before the public hearing.
Oral testimony shall be limited to three (3) minutes per testifier.
VIEWING OF THE PROPOSED RULES
The proposed rules may be viewed:
On the internet, free of charge, at the DOH’s website
http://health.hawaii.gov/opppd/proposed-changes-to-department-of- health-administrative-rules-title-11 or on the Lieutenant Governor’s website
Via email, free of charge, by making a request to the DOH at
In person, free of charge, at the DOH, 1250 Punchbowl Street – see guard in lobby between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding State holidays;
Via mailed hard copy if a request is made to the DOH at DOH.OHCAMail@doh.hawaii.gov or call (808) 692-7227 (prepayment of $.05 cent/page copy fee and postage).
Bruce S. Anderson, Ph.D.
Director of Health
State of Hawaii