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House Bill 1318

House Bill 1318

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF HB 1318 (Updated January 27, 2004 10:34 pm - DI 77)

Medicaid overpayments and competency restoration. Provides that certain Medicaid providers who have been overpaid do not owe the state interest. Provides that a third party who contracts with the division of mental health and addiction (division) may: (1) provide competency restoration services; and (2) initiate a regular commitment proceeding. Requires a defendant committed to the division who subsequently attains competency to be immediately returned to the court for trial unless the provider of restoration services files a petition objecting to the immediate return. Provides that a psychologist or psychiatrist appointed in a competency hearing may not be an employee or a contractor at a state institution.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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