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House Bill 1591

House Bill 1591

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1591 (Updated February 18, 2013 5:28 pm - DI 97)

Medicaid matters. Establishes the Indiana affordable care committee. Amends application of certain Medicaid resource requirements. Specifies policies that must be included in a contract between the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) and a managed care organization. Requires the office to apply to the United States Department of Health and Human Services to: (1) require risk based managed care for certain Medicaid recipients; (2) authorize implementation of a Medicaid program for individuals with an income less than 133% of the federal income poverty level; and (3) require certain Medicaid recipients to contribute to premiums and cost sharing. Requires the office to report to the health finance commission concerning Medicaid risk-based managed care. Establishes the Indiana health benefit exchange advisory committee.
Current Status:
 Passed 2nd reading - first House
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