Introduced House Bill (H)
Authored by: Rep. Edward Clere
Co-Authors: Rep. Charlie Brown, Rep. Timothy Brown, Rep. Matthew Lehman
  • Rep. Edward Clere
    Rep. Edward Clere

    Author

  • Rep. Charlie Brown
    Rep. Charlie Brown

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Timothy Brown
    Rep. Timothy Brown

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Matthew Lehman
    Rep. Matthew Lehman

    Co-Author

DIGEST

Medicaid matters. Establishes the affordable care committee. Allows the department of state revenue to establish a procedure to set off the earned income credit and the tax refund of certain Medicaid recipients for out-of-pocket expenses owed by the recipient. Modifies Medicaid provider reimbursement to Medicare reimbursement rates for services provided to certain Medicaid recipients. Adds Medicaid rehabilitation option services, chiropractic services, and optometric services to the Indiana check-up plan. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) to negotiate with the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for a Medicaid state plan amendment or Medicaid waiver concerning expansion ... of Medicaid. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to report to the budget committee and the health finance commission if negotiations are unsuccessful. Requires the office to apply to HHS to amend the state Medicaid plan to require cost sharing by a Medicaid recipient who qualifies for Medicaid because the individual is a caregiver. Requires the office to present specified information to the health finance commission (commission) before August 1, 2014. Requires certain state agencies to report to the commission concerning a health insurance exchange in Indiana.