317:55-5-2. MCO or DBM readiness
(a) According to 42 C.F.R. ' 438.66, during implementation and prior to enrollment effective dates, the MCO or DBM will participate in a readiness review process. To be deemed eligible to effect enrollments, the MCO or DBM will complete all readiness review activities to the satisfaction of OHCA and CMS. The readiness reviews will be conducted through one (1) or more desk reviews and one or more on-site reviews. The MCO or DBM must satisfactorily demonstrate readiness for MCP operations, including but not limited to focus areas identified at 42 C.F.R. ' 438.66(b). At any stage(s) of the readiness review process, OHCA may but is not required to provide an MCO or DBM with notice(s) of deficiency and reasonable opportunity(ies) to cure the deficiency. As between the parties to the managed care contract, OHCA has sole authority to determine the readiness of any MCO or DBM.
(b) As a part of any readiness review, OHCA will ensure the MCO or DBM meets the requirements at 56 O.S. ' 4002.10.