Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care on 1.15.21.

Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 1.29.21.

Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 2.3.21.

Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 2.5.21; majority pass and refer to Ways & Means. 

Referred to Ways & Means on 2.8.21.

(updated 2.19.21)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Randall

SB5246 will require that beginning January 1, 2022, Medicaid payment for primary care services that are reimbursed solely at the existing medical assistance rates, on a fee-for-service basis as well as through managed health care systems, must be at least 15 percent above medical assistance rates as in effect on January 1, 2019.

Beginning January 1, 2022, Medicaid payment for pediatric critical care, neonatal critical care, and neonatal intensive care services that are reimbursed solely at the existing medical assistance rates, on a fee-for-service basis as well as through managed health care systems, must be at least 21 percent above medical assistance rates as in effect on January 1, 2019.

The authority must apply reimbursement rates in a manner consistent with the temporary increase in Medicaid reimbursement rates under federal rules.