U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Sep 21, 2019

§ 457.1230 - Access standards.

(a) Availability of services. The State must ensure that the services are available and accessible to enrollees in accordance with the terms of § 438.206 of this chapter.

(b) Assurances of adequate capacity and services. The State must ensure, through its contracts, that each MCO, PIHP and PAHP has adequate capacity to serve the expected enrollment in accordance with the terms of § 438.207 of this chapter.

(c) Coordination and continuity of care. The State must ensure, through its contracts, that each MCO, PIHP and PAHP complies with the coordination and continuity of care requirements in accordance with the terms of § 438.208 of this chapter, except that the applicability date in § 438.208(d) does not apply.

(d) Coverage and authorization of services. The State must ensure, through its contracts, that each MCO, PIHP or PAHP complies with the coverage and authorization of services requirements in accordance with the terms of § 438.210 of this chapter, except that the following do not apply: § 438.210(a)(5) of this chapter (related to medical necessity standard); § 438.210(b)(2)(iii) of this chapter (related to authorizing LTSS), and § 438.210(f) (relating to the applicability date).

[81 FR 27897, May 6, 2016, as amended at 82 FR 40, Jan. 3, 2017]