00RS HB468


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HB 468 (BR 1511) - J. Coleman

     AN ACT relating to control of fraud and abuse in medical assistance programs under Title XIX of the Federal Social Security Act.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to permit the Attorney General to commence a civil action in any court against a provider that has been indicted for an offense against the Kentucky Medical Assistance Program to enjoin the violation; prohibit a provider who has been indicted from conveying, transferring, or otherwise disposing of property relating to a violation or property of equivalent value; require any injunction or restraining order to be granted without bond; require the court to proceed as soon as practicable to the hearing and determination of the action; permit the court to enter a restraining order or a writ of prohibition or take any action to prevent continuing injury to the Commonwealth or other person; require that the proceedings be governed by the Kentucky Rules of Criminal Procedure and the Kentucky Rules of Evidence.


     HCS - Retain original provisions; make technical change to refer to KRS Chapter 194A instead of KRS Chapter 194.

     Jan 26-introduced in House
     Jan 27-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 2-posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2000
     Feb 14-3rd reading, passed 87-5 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 15-received in Senate
     Feb 17-to Judiciary (S)

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