Medicaid

2019 Regular Session

Medicaid

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
SB 2051
Not Rated
Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services for transitioning military; allow services for dependants with special needs. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2064
Not Rated
Telemedicine medical services to students in school-based setting; authorize Medicaid reimbursement to physicians. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2066
Not Rated
Services for Medicaid-eligible children with an IEP provided in school-based setting; Division of Medicaid shall reimburse. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2168
Not Rated
Federal Affordable Care Act; prohibit implementation of ACA and prohibit expansion of Medicaid Program. Dead
Analysis:
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 2226
Not Rated
Hospital emergency room wait times; provide Medicaid MHAP payment penalty. Dead
Analysis:
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 2294
Not Rated
Medicaid reimbursement for certain home services; impose moratorium on new providers. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2323
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility to include individuals entitled to benefits under federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2367
Not Rated
Managed care plans; provide certain prohibition and requirements. Dead
Analysis:
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
SB 2454
Not Rated
Pilot program for managed care payment model for individuals with behavioral health issues; DOM to study. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2649
Not Rated
Adult day care assisted living services; authorize Division of Medicaid to establish program. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2730
Not Rated
Medicaid; expand eligibility to include individuals entitled to benefits under federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2739
Not Rated
Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services for transitioning military; allow services for dependents with special needs under waiver. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2920
Not Rated
Medicaid reimbursement for durable medical equipment (DME); fix rate at 100% of Medicare rate. Dead
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed