440.168 Primary care case management services.§ 440.168 Primary care case management services.
(a) Primary care case management services means case management related services that -
(1) Include location, coordination, and monitoring of primary health care services; and
(2) Are provided under a contract between the State and either of the following:
(i) A PCCM who is a physician or may, at State option, be a physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or certified nurse-midwife.
(ii) A physician group practice, or an entity that employs or arranges with physicians to furnish the services.
(b) Primary care case management services may be offered by the State -
(1) As a voluntary option under the State plan; or
(2) On a mandatory basis under section 1932 (a)(1) of the Act or under section 1915(b) or section 1115 waiver authority.[67 FR 41115, June 14, 2002]