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House Bill 1653

House Bill 1653

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1653 (Updated February 25, 2009 3:08 pm - DI 84)

Medicaid services. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) to take specified action in considering whether to begin the competitive bid process for certain items and services. Requires the office to ensure that: (1) the competitive bidding procedure is open to all persons currently providing the item or service for the Medicaid program; and (2) the bidding specifications are not written to give an advantage to an out-of-state company. Requires the office to apply for a Medicaid state plan amendment or a Medicaid waiver to limit Medicaid services to legal residents of the United States. Repeals Medicaid provisions that specify that refugees and lawful permanent residents are eligible for Medicaid.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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