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Senate Bill 0066


Senate Bill 0066

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB 66 (Updated April 28, 2005 9:31 pm - DI 77)


Hospital care and reimbursement. Extends provisions of law that: (1) prohibit the office of Medicaid policy (office) or the office's managed care contractor from providing incentives or mandates that direct certain individuals to specified hospitals other than the hospital located in the city where the patient resides unless specified conditions are met; (2) require reimbursement for specified hospitals for services provided if certain conditions are met; and (3) require an inflation adjustment factor to be applied to the reimbursements. Extends the deadline by which a hospital has to file an application for the hospital care for the indigent program (program) from 30 days to 45 days. Specifies the services or items included as a payable claim in the program. Makes changes to the procedures and requirements to file a claim and determine eligibility in the program. Provides immunity for administration of certain agreements between a hospital and the division of family and children. Repeals certain laws concerning: (1) provider agreements; and (2) the hospital care for the indigent care program.
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