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HB 5201: Medicaid

GENERAL BILL by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Hudson

Medicaid; Repeals provisions relating to Community Hospital Education Act; modifies timeframe for designation of rural hospitals; provides methodology for establishing hospital inpatient & outpatient base reimbursement rates; deletes requirement to develop plan to convert Medicaid inpatient hospital rates to diagnosis-related groups; specifies dates by which local governmental entities must submit letters of agreement for intergovernmental transfers & dates by which AHCA may correct errors in rate calculations for inpatient & outpatient rates; continues Medicaid disproportionate share program distributions for nonstate government-owned or operated hospitals eligible for payment on July 1, 2011; establishes Statewide Medicaid Graduate Medical Education program; revises Medicaid disproportionate share program distribution criteria for specialty hospitals related to tuberculosis patient services.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 4/12/2013 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1500 (Ch. 2013-40), SB 1520 (Ch. 2013-48)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/28/2013 House • Filed
• Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 361
• Introduced -HJ 361
4/1/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/03/13, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
4/3/2013 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 416
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 416
4/9/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/11/13
4/11/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 480
• Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 480
4/12/2013 House • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1500 (Ch. 2013-40), SB 1520 (Ch. 2013-48)