SENATE BILL No. 318
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 12-15.
Synopsis: Medicaid maximum allowable cost update timing. Allows
the office of Medicaid policy and planning to implement a change in
the office's maximum allowable cost schedule for prescription drugs
seven days after the office posts the changes on the office's Internet
web site. (Current law requires 45 days before the change may be
Effective: July 1, 2007.
January 11, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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SENATE BILL No. 318
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 12-15-13-6; (07)IN0318.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 12-15-13-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 6. (a) Except as
provided by IC 12-15-35-50, a notice or bulletin that is issued by:
(1) the office;
(2) a contractor of the office; or
(3) a managed care plan under the office;
concerning a change to the Medicaid program that does not require use
of the rulemaking process under IC 4-22-2 may not become effective
until forty-five (45) days after the date the notice or bulletin is mailed
to the parties affected by the notice or bulletin.
(b) The office must mail a notice or bulletin described in subsection
(a) within five (5) business days after the date on the notice or bulletin.
SOURCE: IC 12-15-35-50; (07)IN0318.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 12-15-35-50 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA
CODE AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 50. (a) IC 12-15-13-6 does not
apply to this section.
(b) The office shall maintain an Internet web site and post on
the web site any changes concerning the office's maximum
allowable cost schedule for drugs.
(c) A change in the office's maximum allowable cost schedule for
drugs may not take effect less than seven (7) days after the change
is posted on the office's Internet web site.
(d) The office is not required to mail a notice to providers
concerning a change in the office's maximum allowable cost
schedule for drugs.