February 16, 2001





SENATE BILL No. 306

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DIGEST OF SB 306 (Updated February 14, 2001 4:05 PM - DI 104)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Health center cost based reimbursement. Extends for two years a provision that: (1) adds services provided by certain federally defined community health centers to the services that are provided under Medicaid; (2) requires, if both the office of Medicaid policy planning and the center agree, that each community health center receive its total reasonable cost reimbursement rate on a per visit basis for providing care to recipients of Medicaid; and (3) requires rural health clinics to be reimbursed under a cost based methodology. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the interim study committee on Medicaid oversight.)

Effective: June 30, 2001.





Miller, Craycraft




    January 11, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.
    February 15, 2001, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.







February 16, 2001

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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SENATE BILL No. 306



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning Medicaid.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. P.L.147-1999, SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JUNE 30, 2001]: (a) Except as provided in IC 12-15-2-12, IC 12-15-6, and IC 12-15-21, the services provided by:
        (1) federally qualified health centers (as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1396d(l)(2)); and
        (2) rural health centers (as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1396d(l)(1));
are provided under Medicaid.
    (b) Each If both the office of Medicaid policy and planning and a federally qualified health center (as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1396d(l)(2)) agree, the federally qualified health center shall receive its total reasonable cost reimbursement rate on a per visit basis for providing care to recipients of Medicaid. The reimbursement described in this subsection shall not be less than the amount the federally qualified health center would receive under 42 U.S.C. 139a(aa)(1)-(5).
    (c) Each rural health clinic (as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1396d(l)(1)) shall be reimbursed under a cost based methodology.


    (d) This SECTION expires June 30, 2001. 2003.