HMCDDO Service Area Policies

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PROCEDURES FOR PUBLIC COMMENT OF POLICIES:

 30-64-21 Procedures applicable to the service area;  

development by the CDDO. (a) The governing board of each CDDO

desiring to contract with the secretary shall develop written

procedures, subject to approval by the commissioner, which shall

specify how the requirements of this article will be met within

that service area by the CDDO, and if applicable, by affiliating providers....

(b) At least 30 days before final adoption, the governing

board shall present these procedures to the service area’s

council of community members organized pursuant to K.A.R. 30-64-

22(a)(3), who may provide written comment upon them to the board.

The board shall include any comments by the council with the

procedures when the procedures are submitted to the commissioner.

(c)(1)(A) At least 30 days before final adoption, the

governing board shall present these procedures to interested

parties and the public at a public hearing held for the purposes

of receiving comments upon these procedures; or

(B) other means may be used to solicit and receive comments

about these procedures from interested parties and the public at

least 30 days before final adoption.

(2) The commission shall have been consulted in advance of

this public hearing or the board’s decision to use any other

means to obtain public comments, and the commission shall have

given approval of the process to be used. The board shall

summarize any comments received and include them with the

procedures when the procedures are submitted to the commissioner.

(d) The governing board shall obtain approval of these

procedures by the commissioner before the CDDO may be awarded a

contract by the secretary. The CDDO shall not make any changes to

these procedures after their approval except in compliance with

the procedures set forth in subsections (b) and (c) above. The

CDDO shall obtain approval of these changes by the commissioner,

in writing, before those changes may become effective.

(e) This regulation shall take effect on and after July 1,

1996. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 39-1801, et.seq.)