Proposed Rules for Public Comment

In accordance with federal and state law, the Division of Medical Services of the Arkansas Department of Human Services must advertise and make available for public comment proposed new and amended rules and other documents, such as certain initial waiver requests and waiver renewals.

The proposed rules and other documents in this section have been advertised by public notice in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and are available, during the public comment period, for downloading from this website or by written request as instructed below.

The documents are in Microsoft Word or Excel format. When you click the link, the document opens in a new window. To return to this page, close the window. If you click a link and the document doesn’t open, download Microsoft Word Viewer or download Microsoft Excel Viewer free so you can view and print the documents.

To request a copy of the material or to submit comments, write to

Division of Medical Services
Office of Rules Promulgation
P.O. Box 1437 (Slot S295)
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-1437

Specify in your letter which document or documents you are requesting or on which you are commenting.

Document Date Deadline for Submitting Written Comments File Name File Size Comments, Responses, and Changes to Proposed Policy File Size
None

The following documents are no longer available for public comment. The policy in these documents is proposed and subject to change until it has been approved as final policy. Current policy can be found in the “Provider information” section of this website. View “What’s new for providers.”
View “Provider manuals, notices of rule making, official notices, and RA messages.”

Document File Name File Size Comments, Responses, and Changes to Proposed Policy File Size
Proposed State Plan Amendment regarding Private Duty Nursing Rate Increase SPA-PDNRateIncrease.pdf 179k
Proposed ARChoices in Homecare Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Amendment with markup ARCHOICESHCBSWvrAmendmarkup.doc 793k
Proposed ARChoices in Homecare Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Amendment ARCHOICESHCBSWvrAmend.doc 795k ARChoicesHCBSWvrAmend-PostPC.pdf 609k
Proposed ARChoices in Homecare Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Provider Manual Update 2-18 with markup ARCHOICESmarkup.doc 447k
Proposed ARCHOICES-2-18 Provider Manual Update ARCHOICES.doc 447k ARChoicesPostPC.pdf 374k
ARChoices Current Waiver ARChoicesCurrentwaiver.pdf 3.3MB
Proposed State Plan Amendment 2018-013 with markup SPA-2018-013-PCMH.doc 308k
Proposed State Plan Amendment 2018-013
SPA-2018-013-PCMH.pdf 308k
Proposed Patient Centered Medical Home Provider Manual Update Transmittal Letter with markup
PCMH-1-18.doc 195k PCMHComments.doc 70k
Proposed PCMH-1-18 Provider Manual Update with markup PCMH-1-18up.doc 122k
ARCHOICES-1-18 Provider Manual Update Transmittal Letter ARCHOICES-1-18.doc 183k  ARChoicesComment.doc 196k
ARCHOICES-1-18 Provider Manual Update ARCHOICES-1-18route.doc 96k 

The Arkansas Department of Human Services is in compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act and operates, manages and delivers services without regard to religion, disability, political affiliation, veteran status, age, race, color or national origin.