Maine LD 664: Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To Submit a State Plan Amendment To Allow Community-based and Other Health Care Providers To Be Reimbursed by MaineCare

LD 664 (subjects: MEDICAID , MAINECARE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=664&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Linda Sanborn of Gorham: (D – District 26) — e-mail | Facebook

4 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/3/2015 House Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/5/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.
4/14/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To Submit a State Plan Amendment To Allow Community-based and Other Health Care Providers To Be Reimbursed by MaineCare

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Department of Health and Human Services to submit a state plan amendment to allow community-based health care providers to be reimbursed. Resolved: That, by October 1, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services shall submit a state plan amendment to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to seek approval to reimburse for preventive tests and services that are currently reimbursed by MaineCare when administered by a licensed enrolled physician or other licensed practitioner when those preventive tests and services are administered by other practitioners acting within their scope of practice, including, but not limited to, community-based health care providers. Upon approval of the state plan amendment, the Department of Health and Human Services shall amend its rules to reflect the state plan amendment.

SUMMARY

This resolve requires the Department of Health and Human Services to submit a state plan amendment to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to seek approval to reimburse for preventive tests and services that are currently reimbursed by MaineCare when administered by a licensed enrolled physician or other licensed practitioner when those preventive tests and services are administered by other practitioners acting within their scope of practice, including, but not limited to, community-based health care providers. Upon approval of the state plan amendment, the Department of Health and Human Services is directed to amend its rules to reflect the state plan amendment.

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