Department of Social Services

Proposed Rules for the Division of Medical Services

The effects of these rules will be to make language cleanup changes, update references, remove outdated references, update certain information to the department’s website, update list of noncovered services and prior authorizations, update cost sharing requirements for certain services, clarify billing and service requirements, clarify readmission time periods for same or related diagnoses, repeal obsolete provisions, and include psychiatric evaluations in the list of approved documentation for admission to certain facilities. These rules are being amended to update provisions related to the medical services program.

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.

Intermin Rules Hearing
Agency Contact: Teresa Schulte
mail to: DSSAdminRules@STATE.SD.US
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective: