OHCA Policies and Rules
317:30-5-567. Coverage by category
Payment is made for ambulatory surgical center services as set forth in this Section.
(1) Children. Payment is made for children for medically necessary surgical procedures which are included on Medicare's list of covered ASC surgical procedures and dental procedures in certain circumstances. Services not covered as Medicare ASC procedures and otherwise covered under SoonerCare may be reimbursed as determined by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA).
(A) Services, deemed medically necessary and allowable under federal regulations, may be covered by the EPSDT/OHCA Child Health program even though those services may not be part of the OHCA SoonerCare program. Such services must be prior authorized.
(B) Federal regulations also require the State to make the determination as to whether the service is medically necessary and do not require the provision of any items or services that the State determines are not safe and effective or which are considered experimental. For more information regarding experimental or investigational including clinical trials, see Oklahoma Administrative Code 317:30-3-57.1.
(2) Adults. Payment is made for adults for medically necessary surgical procedures which are included on Medicare's list of covered ASC surgical procedures. Services not covered as Medicare ASC procedures and otherwise covered under SoonerCare may be reimbursed as determined by the OHCA.
(3) Individuals eligible For Part B of Medicare. Payment is made utilizing the OHCA allowable for comparable services.
Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.