Bill Text: IA SF190 | 2021-2022 | 89th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to long-term services and supports provided under the Medicaid program, and including effective date provisions.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-03 - Subcommittee: Edler, Jochum, and Sweeney. S.J. 251. [SF190 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2021-SF190-Introduced.html
Senate File 190 - Introduced SENATE FILE 190 BY JOCHUM , T. TAYLOR , DOTZLER , GIDDENS , RAGAN , WAHLS , BOULTON , TRONE GARRIOTT , BISIGNANO , KINNEY , CELSI , BOLKCOM , QUIRMBACH , and LYKAM A BILL FOR An Act relating to long-term services and supports provided 1 under the Medicaid program, and including effective date 2 provisions. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 2002XS (3) 89 pf/rh
S.F. 190 Section 1. TERMINATION OF MEDICAID MANAGED CARE CONTRACTS 1 RELATIVE TO LONG-TERM SERVICES AND SUPPORTS POPULATION —— 2 TRANSITION TO FEE-FOR-SERVICE. The department of human 3 services shall, upon the effective date of this Act, provide 4 written notice in accordance with the termination provisions 5 of the contract to each managed care organization with whom 6 the department executed a contract to administer the Iowa 7 high quality health care initiative as established by the 8 department, to terminate such contracts as applicable to 9 the Medicaid long-term services and supports population, 10 following a sixty-day transition period. The department shall 11 transfer the long-term services and supports population to 12 fee-for-service program administration. The transition shall 13 be based on a transition plan developed by the department and 14 submitted to the council on human services and the medical 15 assistance advisory council for review. 16 Sec. 2. MEDICAID STATE PLAN OR WAIVER AMENDMENTS. The 17 department of human services shall seek any Medicaid state plan 18 or waiver amendments necessary to administer this Act. 19 Sec. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Act, being deemed of immediate 20 importance, takes effect upon enactment. 21 EXPLANATION 22 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 23 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 24 This bill directs the department of human services (DHS) 25 to provide written notice in accordance with the termination 26 provisions of the contract to each managed care organization 27 with whom DHS executed a contract to administer the Iowa 28 high quality health care initiative as established by DHS, 29 to terminate such contracts as applicable to the long-term 30 services and supports population, following a 60-day transition 31 period. DHS is directed to transfer the long-term services and 32 supports population to fee-for-service program administration. 33 The transition is to be based on a transition plan developed by 34 the department and submitted to the council on human services 35 -1- LSB 2002XS (3) 89 pf/rh 1/ 2
S.F. 190 and the medical assistance advisory council for review. 1 The bill requires DHS to seek any Medicaid state plan or 2 waiver amendments necessary to administer the bill. 3 The bill takes effect upon enactment. 4 -2- LSB 2002XS (3) 89 pf/rh 2/ 2
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