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Senate Bill 0042


Senate Bill 0042

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF SB 42 (Updated March 13, 2008 6:09 pm - DI 77)


Human services. Adds the determination of whether a managed care organization that has contracted with the state to provide Medicaid services has performed the terms of the contract to the duties of the select joint commission on Medicaid oversight (commission). Extends the expiration of the office of the secretary of family and social services (office), certain divisions within the office, and the office of Medicaid policy and planning until January 1, 2010, and provides that actions taken after December 31, 2007, by the office, certain divisions within the office, and the office of Medicaid policy and planning are legalized and validated to the same extent that the actions would have been legal and valid if they had been taken before January 1, 2008. Requires certain managed care organizations participating in the Medicaid program to: (1) be accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance within certain timeframes; and (2) accept electronic claims for payment. Repeals a provision that provided for the expiration of the commission on December 31, 2008. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the select joint commission on Medicaid oversight.)
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