Bill Text: IA SF23 | 2021-2022 | 89th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to the collection, compiling, and publishing of employer information from adult Medicaid applicants and recipients.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-13 - Subcommittee: Costello, Bolkcom, and Garrett. S.J. 96. [SF23 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2021-SF23-Introduced.html
Senate File 23 - Introduced SENATE FILE 23 BY BOLKCOM A BILL FOR An Act relating to the collection, compiling, and publishing 1 of employer information from adult Medicaid applicants and 2 recipients. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 1074XS (1) 89 pf/rh
S.F. 23 Section 1. COLLECTION OF EMPLOYER INFORMATION —— 1 MEDICAID. The department of human services shall require an 2 adult applicant for or recipient of Medicaid to provide the 3 name and contact information of the applicant’s or recipient’s 4 employer at the time of initial application and at any time the 5 recipient’s employer changes. The department shall compile 6 and publish on the department’s internet site, on a quarterly 7 basis, a listing of those employers who employ Medicaid 8 recipients, including the number of recipients employed by each 9 employer. For the purposes of the compiling and publishing of 10 information by the department under this section, “employer” 11 means a person who employs twenty or more employees, excluding 12 part-time employees. 13 EXPLANATION 14 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 15 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 16 This bill directs the department of human services (DHS) 17 to require an adult applicant for or recipient of Medicaid to 18 provide the name and contact information of the applicant’s 19 or recipient’s employer at the time of initial application 20 and at any time the recipient’s employer changes. DHS is 21 required to compile and publish on the department’s internet 22 site, on a quarterly basis, a listing of those employers who 23 employ Medicaid recipients, including the number of recipients 24 employed by each employer. For the purposes of the compiling 25 and publishing of information by DHS, an employer is a 26 person who employs 20 or more employees, excluding part-time 27 employees. 28 -1- LSB 1074XS (1) 89 pf/rh 1/ 1
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