HOUSE BILL No. 1871
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Directing of Medicaid patients to certain hospitals.
Removes December 31, 2000, expiration date of a provision that: (1)
prohibits a Medicaid managed care contractor from providing
incentives or mandates to primary medical providers to direct certain
Medicaid recipients to contracted hospitals other than a hospital in a
city where the recipient resides; and (2) requires certain Medicaid
hospitals to comply with eligibility verification and medical
management programs negotiated under the hospital's most recent
contract or agreement with the Medicaid managed care contractor. (The
introduced version of this bill was prepared by the interim study
committee on Medicaid oversight.)
Effective: December 30, 2000 (retroactive).
Brown C, Dillon
January 17, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Health.
First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1871
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 12-15-11.5-3; (01)IN1871.1.1. -->
, AS ADDED BY P.L.142-2000,
SECTION 2, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
DECEMBER 30, 2000 (RETROACTIVE)]: Sec. 3. (a) The office or
the office's managed care contractor may not provide incentives or
mandates to the primary medical provider to direct individuals
described in section 2 of this chapter to contracted hospitals other than
a hospital in a city where the patient resides.
(b) A hospital that provides services to individuals described in
section 2 of this chapter shall comply with eligibility verification and
medical management programs negotiated under the hospital's most
recent contract or agreement with the office's managed care contractor.
(c) This section expires December 31, 2000.
SOURCE: ; (01)IN1871.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.