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Bulletin HCA 130
January 4, 2010
Clarification of Effective Dates of Long Term Care
The purpose of this Bulletin is to clarify the Department’s position on the effective dates for specific sections of long-term care regulation H 2009-01. The Commissioner is authorized to issue this Bulletin pursuant to 8 V.S.A. § 15.
The Department’s final proposed draft of Regulation H 2009-01, Sections 1 through 34 and 36 through 37 had an effective date of January 1, 2010. Section 35 (Long-Term Partnership policies) of the regulation was not included. During the last stage of rulemaking process, agreement was reached to change the effective date of H 2009-01 to April 1, 2010 (see Section 38 of H 2009-01). Section 35 of the regulation was not impacted by the agreement to change the effective date of Regulation H 2009-01.
It has been brought to the Department’s attention that certain sections of H 2009-01 were not revised to reflect the new effective date of the regulation. The Department provides the following clarifications for Regulation H 2009-01: