DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Health facility third party dispute resolution. Establishes a third party dispute resolution process that a health facility may use to appeal a deficiency finding in the health facility's state department of health (state department) survey report. Requires the state department to contract with an independent third party to conduct the third party dispute resolution process. Requires the state department and the independent third party to collect and report specified statistical data to the select joint commission on Medicaid oversight and long term care trade associations.