MS SB2802 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 43-13-117, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Relating To Reimbursement For Care And Services Under The Medicaid Program, To Provide That Medicaid Is Authorized To Include Payments Of Part Or All Of Costs For Certain Services And Care; To Delete Certain Provisions Relating To Reimbursement Of Inpatient Hospital Services; To Delete Certain Provisions Relating To The Reimbursement Of Outpatient Hospital Services; To Provide For Nursing Facility Reimbursement For Home Leave Days; To Delete Certain Provisions Relating To Reimbursement Of Nursing Facility Services; To Provide For Reimbursement For Fees For Physician Services Covered Only By Medicaid; To Delete The Provision That Requires The Division To Allow Physician-administered Drugs To Be Billed And Reimbursed As A Medical Claim Or Pharmacy Point-of-sale; To Provide That The Division Shall Make Partial Payments, As Determined By The Division, To Intermediate Care Facility Services; To Define Clinic Services As It Relates To The Reimbursements By Medicaid For Those Services; To Provide That Medicaid May Establish An Upper Payment Limits Program For Ambulance Transportation; To Delete The Provisions Relating To Medicaid's Development Of An Alternative Model For Distribution Of Medical Claims And Supplemental Payments For Services; To Delete The Certain Provisions Relating To Reimbursement Of Nurse Practitioner Services; To Provide That The Reimbursement Of Pediatric Skilled Nursing Services, Inpatient Psychiatrist Services And Nonemergency Transportation Services Shall Be Determined By The Director Of Medicaid; To Delete The Provision That Requires Medicaid To Reimburse Crossover Claims For Inpatient Hospital Services And Those Under Medicare Part B; To Delete Certain Provisions Relating To The Reimbursement Of Physician Assistant Services; To Provide That The Division May Establish Copayments And Coinsurance For Any Medicaid Services; To Allow The Division To Use Enhanced Reimbursements And Upper Payment Limit Programs For Its Reimbursement Program; To Delete The Provision That Requires Medicaid To Reduce The Rate Of Reimbursement To Certain Providers For Services By 5% Of The Allowed Amount For That Service; To Require Providers To Maintain Records As Prescribed By The Division And In Accordance With Federal Law; To Require The Division To Reimburse Obstetricians And Gynecologists For Certain Primary Care Services At 100% Of The Medicare Rate; To Delete Certain Enrollment Limitations And Provisions Relating To Managed Care Programs; To Allow The Division Of Medicaid To Approve The Use Of Alternative Payment Models For Reimbursement Rates; To Clarify Medicaid Eligibility For Enrollment In Managed Care Programs; To Delete The Provisions That Provide For The Commission On Expanding Medicaid Managed Care; To Require Contractors Receiving Payments Under A Managed Care Delivery System To Disclose To The Chairmen Of The Senate And House Medicaid Committees The Administrative Expenses For The Prior Year, And The Number Of Employees In Mississippi That Are Dedicated To Medicaid And Chip Lines Of Business As Of June 30 Of Each Year; To Provide For Reviews Of The Managed Care Programs By The State Auditor; To Require That All Managed Care Contractors Shall Develop And Implement A Uniform Credentialing Process By Which All Providers Are Credentialed By July 1, 2022; To Delete The Provision That There Shall Not Be Cuts To Inpatient And Outpatient Hospital Payments; To Require Certain Reports Relating To Extending Medicaid Coverage For Postpartum Care; To Extend The Automatic Repealer; And For Related Purposes.

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Division of Medicaid; make technical amendments.



2021-02-02SenateDied In Committee
2021-01-18SenateReferred To Medicaid

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4313117Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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