Maine LD 1696: Resolve, To Establish a Moratorium on Rate Changes Related to Rule Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Sections 13, 17, 28 and 65

LD 1696 (subjects: MEDICAID , MAINECARE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=1696&PID=1456&snum=127


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Actions

Chamber

Action
4/12/2016 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative GATTINE of Westbrook, the Majority Ought to Pass pursuant to Joint Order 2016, H.P. 1156 Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 592
(Yeas 85 – Nays 61 – Absent 5 – Excused 0)
The Resolve was READ ONCE.
Under suspension of the rules, the Resolve was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
The Resolve was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/12/2016 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin the Majority Ought to Pass Pursuant to Joint Order Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE.
Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED, in concurrence.
4/13/2016 House FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/13/2016 Senate FINALLY PASSED, in concurrence.
4/29/2016 House This Resolve, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the House proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?”
ROLL CALL NO. 653V
102 having voted in the affirmative and 45 in the negative, with 5 being absent, and accordingly it was the vote of the House that the Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor, since two-thirds of the members of the House so voted.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/29/2016 Senate LD 1696 In Senate, April 29, 2016, this Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the Senate proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?” 28 In Favor and 6 Against, accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill become law and the VETO was OVERRIDDEN.

Bill Text

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Resolve, To Establish a Moratorium on Rate Changes Related to Rule Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Sections 13, 17, 28 and 65

Sec.
1.
Rate Study. Resolved: That, on January 2, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services shall report to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over health and human services matters with a completed rate study on Rule Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Sections 13, 17, 28 and 65 conducted by Burns and Associates and in process on the effective date of this resolve; and be it further

Sec.
2.
Moratorium on rulemaking. Resolved: That the Department of Health and Human Services may not begin any rule-making procedure connected with rate changes for reimbursement levels under Rule Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Sections 13, 17, 28 and 65 until at least 60 days after a completed rate study has been presented to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over health and human services matters pursuant to section 1.

SUMMARY

This resolve requires the Department of Health and Human Services to present a completed rate study to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over health and human services matters on Rule Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Sections 13, 17, 28 and 65 on January 2, 2017. The Department of Health and Human Services may not begin any rulemaking connected with rate changes under those sections until at least 60 days after the completed rate study has been presented to the committee.

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