Medicaid

2019 Regular Session

Medicaid

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 257
Not Rated
Medicaid; require Governor and Division of Medicaid to negotiate to obtain federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage. Dead
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HB 290
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal health care law and under CHIP. Dead
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HB 316
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal health care reform law. Dead
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HB 335
Not Rated
Medicaid; pharmacy benefits for managed care beneficiaries shall be traditional fee-for-service. Dead
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HB 627
Not Rated
Medicaid; establish provider-sponsored health plan as a pilot managed care program. Dead
Analysis:
HB 881
Good Policy
Opioid Crisis Intervention Act; create. Dead
Analysis: This bill seeks to reduce the unintended consequences of harsh punishments on non-violent drug users. This bill seeks to rehabilitate rather than incarcerate people using opioids by reducing the potential punishment for using opioids by offering alternative treatments and fines. Also included are reducing the reasons that one could lose their driver's license as punishment for crimes unrelated to operating a motor vehicle.
HB 928
Not Rated
Medicaid; require Governor and Division of Medicaid to negotiate to obtain federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage. Dead
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HB 1123
Not Rated
Medicaid; provide for reduction of funds for hospitals that advertise emergency room wait times. Dead
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HB 1125
Not Rated
Medicaid; revise various provisions relating to the authority of the division. Dead
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HB 1218
Not Rated
Medicaid; suspend eligibility of incarcerated persons instead of terminating it. Dead
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HB 1298
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility under federal health care reform law. Dead
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HB 1330
Not Rated
Medicaid; revise reimbursement rate for DME and exempt DME from 5% reduction. Dead
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HB 1355
Not Rated
Medicaid; eligible pregnant women shall remain eligible for maternal care services for 12 months after end of pregnancy. Dead
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HB 1356
Not Rated
Medicaid; seek waiver for plan to expand eligibility with regional care organizations, known as 'One Mississippi'. Dead
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HB 1361
Not Rated
Medicaid Health Homes High Utilizers Pilot Program; create. Dead
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HB 1383
Not Rated
Medicaid; establish pilot program for alternative managed care payment model for medically complex children. Dead
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HB 1394
Not Rated
Medicaid; seek waiver to continue to pay for psychiatric services for patients formerly eligible in acute care setting. Dead
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HB 1458
Not Rated
Medicaid; prohibit manager care organizations from discriminating against physicians willing to meet terms of participation. Dead
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HB 1517
Not Rated
Medicaid; provide coverage for necessary services for ALS patients. Dead
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SB 2213
Bad Policy
Pilot program for managed care payment model for children with complex medical conditions (CMC); Medicaid to implement. Dead
Analysis: This bill seeks to use Medicaid taxes to pay the medical costs for children with certain complex conditions. The State should seek to reduce costly taxes and regulations on healthcare, not use the taxpayers to cover the additional expenses caused by taxes and regulations.
SB 2267
Good Policy
Medicaid managed care payment program; Medical Care Advisory Committee shall continue to review. Dead
Analysis: This bill seeks to study healthcare costs and reform the Medical Care Advisory Committee. The committee increases from 11 to 12 member with the Lt Governor getting an additional appointment. The purpose of the bill is to receive the report of the Commission on Expanding Medicaid Managed Care authorized in Senate Bill No. 2836 (2018 Regular Session) and continue the study and oversight of the issues and findings contained therein, and to develop recommendations in accordance with this act.
SB 2268
Neutral
Medicaid; authorize reimbursement for services provided by a licensed freestanding psychiatric hospital. Alive
Analysis: This bill seeks to expand Medicaid coverage to include a licensed freestanding psychiatric hospital in Harrison and Jackson counties, but limited to 134 beds, that had previously been able to accept Medicaid payments. The intent of this bill is to be cost neutral. The State should seek to reduce costly taxes and regulations on healthcare.
SB 2439
Bad Policy
Division of Medicaid; clarify authority to apply for waivers, etc. Dead
Analysis: This bill raises the size and scope of government. It clarifies rules requesting taxes from the Federal government and expands the power of the Division of Medicaid to cover the additional costs for people who may be subject to institutionalization to live somewhere else. The State should seek to reduce costly taxes and regulations on healthcare
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed