DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Medicaid and Wishard healthcare management program. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to establish a demonstration project for a health care management program that requires: (1) a portion of the Marion County Medicaid recipients to receive services from Wishard Hospital; and (2) Wishard Hospital to establish and implement a program that tracks the services received by the Medicaid recipients in a manner similar to that of the federal Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI). Requires the office and Wishard Hospital to study the impact of the program on the quality and costs of health care. Requires the office to apply for an amendment to the state Medicaid plan or a demonstration waiver if necessary to implement the program.