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Engrossed House Bill (S)

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Medicaid reimbursement for children's hospitals. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to compile information from other states and collaborate with Medicaid directors of states bordering Indiana concerning the provision of services and reimbursement for Medicaid children recipients who receive care in states other than the state in which the recipient resides. Requires a meeting with certain stakeholders before October 1, 2019, and sets forth requirements of the meeting. Requires the office to update the house public health committee and the senate health and provider services committee concerning the office's progress. Allows the office to Medicaid reimbursement for children's hospitals. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to compile information from other states and collaborate with Medicaid directors of states bordering Indiana concerning the provision of services and reimbursement for Medicaid children recipients who receive care in states other than the state in which the recipient resides. Requires a meeting with certain stakeholders before October 1, 2019, and sets forth requirements of the meeting. Requires the office to update the house public health committee and the senate health and provider services committee concerning the office's progress. Allows the office to apply to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for a program or procedure: (1) concerning the provision of Medicaid services and Medicaid reimbursement for Indiana Medicaid children recipients who receive care in children's hospitals or Medicaid services from providers located in a state that borders Indiana; and (2) that was developed with the stakeholders. ... View more