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House Bill 1501


House Bill 1501

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Health care projects. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) to establish a demonstration project for a health care management program similar to that of the federal Quality Enhancement Research Initiative for Medicaid recipients. Requires the office and the health and hospital corporation of Marion County (corporation) to study the impact of the program, and requires the office to apply for an amendment to the state Medicaid plan or a demonstration waiver to implement the program. Requires the office to work with the corporation to develop a pilot project for small employers to obtain health care coverage for employees. Prohibits application of certain insurance contract clauses to the corporation by insurers if health coverage meeting certain requirements is made available to small employer groups through the pilot project. Requires the office to apply for any applicable demonstration waiver.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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