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Senate Bill 0428

Senate Bill 0428

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF SB 428 (Updated February 18, 2004 3:35 pm - DI 77)

Hospital matters. Provides that records of certain hospitals are not public records. Authorizes the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) to implement alternative payment methodologies for payable claim payments to a hospital if the office determines that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will not approve the submitted payment methodology. Allows the state department of health (state department) to disclose inpatient and outpatient discharge information to hospitals that have submitted the information. Allows a hospital trade association to disclose health record information received by the association from a provider to the state department to be used for data aggregation. Changes a retrieval charge to a labor charge for providing copies of medical records.
    Current Status:
    Out of Committee 2nd House
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