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2004 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2436

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Background

Title

Description: Medicaid; require certain efficiencies in the administration of the Medicaid program.

Bill Text: [Introduced] [Committee Substitute] [Passed Senate]

History of Actions:

1 02/04 (S) Referred To Public Health and Welfare;Appropriations
2 03/03 (S) DR - TSDPCS: PH To AP
3 03/04 (S) Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
4 03/05 (S) Committee Substitute Adopted
5 03/05 (S) Passed
6 03/08 (S) Motion to Reconsider Entered
7 03/08 (S) Motion to Reconsider Tabled
8 03/08 (S) Transmitted To House
9 03/09 (H) Referred To Medicaid;Appropriations
10 03/31 (H) DR - TSDPAA: ME To AP
11 04/06 (H) DR - TSDPAA: AP To ME
12 04/06 (H) Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
13 04/08 (H) Amended
14 04/08 (H) Passed As Amended
15 04/08 (H) Motion to Reconsider Entered
16 04/12 (H) Motion to Reconsider Tabled
17 04/12 (H) Returned For Concurrence
18 04/14 (S) Decline to Concur/Invite Conf
19 04/15 (S) Conferees Named Nunnelee,Burton,Gordon
20 04/27 (H) Conferees Named Morris,Dedeaux,Holland
21 05/05 Suspend from Deadlines by HC 127
22 05/09 (S) Died In Conference

Amendments:

Lost [S] Amendment No 1 (Cmte Sub)
Lost [S] Amendment No 2 (Cmte Sub)
Lost [S] Amendment No 3 (Cmte Sub)
Lost [S] Amendment No 4 (Cmte Sub)
Adopted [H] Committee Amendment No 1
Replaced by Substitute [H] Amendment No 1 to Committee Amendment No 1
Tabled [H] Substitute No 1 for Amendment No 1 to Committee Amendment No 1
   
[H] Amendment Report for Senate Bill No. 2436

Background Information:

Effective dateJune 30, 2004
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredThree/Fifths
Suspension measureHC 127

Senate Committees:

House Committees:

Principal Author: Nunnelee

Code Sections: A 043-0013-0107, A 043-0013-0113, A 043-0013-0115, A 043-0013-0117, A 043-0013-0121, A 043-0013-0125, A 043-0013-0141, A 043-0013-0145, A 043-0013-0317, BF 041-0086-0005, BF 041-0086-0015

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 43-13-107, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH CREATES THE DIVISION OF MEDICAID, PRESCRIBES ITS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, PROVIDES FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION, PROVIDES FOR THE AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PROVIDES FOR A MEDICAL CARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE, PROVIDES FOR A DRUG USE REVIEW BOARD AND PROVIDES FOR THE PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS COMMITTEE, TO EXTEND THE AUTOMATIC REPEALER ON THIS SECTION; TO AMEND SECTION 43-13-113, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO INCREASE THE AUTHORIZED LINE OF CREDIT FOR THE DIVISION TO USE FOR BUDGET SHORTFALLS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE LINE OF CREDIT MAY BE FROM COMMERCIAL RESOURCES; TO AMEND SECTION 43-13-115, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION TO REDETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR ALL CATEGORIES OF RECIPIENTS ON AN ANNUAL BASIS, TO DEFINE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DIVISION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES REGARDING ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION, AND TO DELETE THE POVERTY LEVEL AGED AND DISABLED (PLAD) CATEGORY FROM THOSE INDIVIDUALS ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID ASSISTANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 43-13-117, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO DELETE THE REPEALER ON THE AUTHORITY FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR IMPLANTABLE PROGRAMMABLE DRUG PUMPS, TO DELETE THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR PHYSICIANS SERVICES AND CLINIC SERVICES TO RECIPIENTS WHICH ARE DUALLY ELIGIBLE UNDER MEDICAID AND MEDICARE, TO DIRECT THE DIVISION TO ESTABLISH A MANDATORY PREFERRED DRUG LIST FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT, TO PROVIDE THAT DRUGS NOT ON THE MANDATORY PREFERRED DRUG LIST SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE BY UTILIZING PRIOR AUTHORIZATION PROCEDURES, TO AUTHORIZE AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER STATES TO LOWER THE ACQUISITION COSTS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, TO AUTHORIZE A COMBINATION OF NAMED BRAND AND GENERIC PRESCRIPTIONS WITH MONTHLY LIMITATIONS, TO ALLOW UNLIMITED GENERIC DRUGS, TO DELETE THE MONTHLY LIMITATION FOR DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS WITHOUT PRIOR AUTHORIZATION, TO AUTHORIZE REIMBURSEMENT FOR MULTI-SOURCE DRUGS AT THE ESTIMATED ACQUISITION COST AS DETERMINED BY THE DIVISION, TO REQUIRE MEDICAID PROVIDERS TO USE COUNTERFEIT-PROOF PRESCRIPTION PADS FOR MEDICAID CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS, TO DELETE THE AUTHORITY FOR THE DIVISION TO CONTRACT WITH THE MISSISSIPPI HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION TO PROVIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT FOR THE DISPROPORTIONATE SHARE HOSPITAL PROGRAM AND MEDICARE UPPER PAYMENT LIMITS PROGRAM, TO DELETE THE AUTHORITY OF THE DIVISION TO SET REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR PERINATAL RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, TO AUTHORIZE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR ANNUAL PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS TO ESTABLISH A BASE-LINE LEVEL OF HEALTH AND TO IDENTIFY A USUAL SOURCE OF CARE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ANNUAL REDETERMINATION OF MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY, TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT LOCAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS TRANSFER TO THE DIVISION OF MEDICAID CERTAIN FUNDS FOR CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES AND HOME-DELIVERED MEALS PROVIDED UNDER THE HOME- AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES PROGRAM, AND TO EXTEND THE DATE OF THE REPEALER ON THE PROVISION OF LAW THAT SPECIFIES THE TYPES OF CARE AND SERVICES PAID BY MEDICAID; TO AMEND SECTION 43-13-121, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO DIRECT THE STATE TAX COMMISSION TO WITHHOLD UNREIMBURSED FUNDS FROM AN INELIGIBLE MEDICAID RECIPIENT'S STATE TAX REFUND AND PAY SUCH AMOUNTS TO THE DIVISION; TO AMEND SECTION 43-13-125, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY THE RECOVERY OF MEDICAID ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS FROM THIRD PARTIES AS AN ELEMENT OF DAMAGES; TO AMEND SECTION 43-13-141, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO DELETE THE AUTHORITY FOR AN ASSESSMENT UPON CERTAIN MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT PAYMENTS TO BE PAID INTO A MEDICAL CARE ASSESSMENT FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 43-13-145, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO INCREASE THE PER BED ASSESSMENT LEVIED UPON NURSING FACILITIES, ICFMRS AND PRTFS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE MEDICAID PROGRAM AND TO DELETE WAIVER AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN NONPROFIT CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 43-13-317, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR RECOVERY OF MEDICAID PAYMENTS FROM THE ESTATE OF A DECEASED RECIPIENT; TO BRING FORWARD SECTIONS 41-86-5 AND 41-86-15, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR BENEFITS UNDER THE MISSISSIPPI CHILDREN'S HEALTH CARE ACT; TO ESTABLISH THE MISSISSIPPI SENIOR RX PROGRAM IN THE OFFICE OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM IS TO HELP SENIOR CITIZENS ACCESS PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURERS' DISCOUNT CARDS AND PHARMACEUTICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AND TO ASSIST SENIORS IN APPLYING FOR THOSE PROGRAMS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICE SHALL COORDINATE THE OPERATION OF THE PROGRAM WITH OTHER STATE AGENCIES THAT SERVE SENIORS TO MAXIMIZE THE SERVICES AVAILABLE AND MINIMIZE THE PAPERWORK AND INCONVENIENCE TO THE SENIORS; TO SPECIFY THE CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PROGRAM; TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICE SHALL PREPARE AND SUBMIT AN ANNUAL REPORT ON THE PROGRAM TO CERTAIN STATE OFFICIALS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


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