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House Bill 1130

House Bill 1130

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF HB 1130 (Updated March 3, 2000 10:02 PM - DI 88)

Medicaid and other health payments. Requires that payment for emergency services provided in a hospital's emergency department to certain individuals for the evaluation or stabilization of an emergency medical condition must be equal to the current Medicaid fee for service reimbursement rates for emergency services. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning (OMPP) to base adjustments to payment rates for certain providers that are reimbursed through the resource based relative value scale on relative value units, factoring in particular cost indices and conversion factors. Requires the office to update these payment rates at least once every two years. Limits payments that a court may order to be made from a county general fund to facilities for the comfort and care provided to certain mentally ill individuals. Requires OMPP to make additional payments to certain providers during state fiscal year 2001 that increase state expenditures by not less than $2,000,000. Reestablishes the select joint committee on Medicaid oversight. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to submit proposals regarding certain Medicaid waivers to the select joint committee for review by the select joint committee before submitting the proposals to the federal Health Care Financing Administration.
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