06RS HB84


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HB 84/CI (BR 233) - B. Montell, A. Wuchner, T. Edmonds, W. Hall, D. Horlander, D. Osborne

     AN ACT relating to the medical expenses of county jails.
     Amend KRS 441.045 to prohibit counties from reimbursing health care providers for more than the cost of equivalent services to providers under the Kentucky Medical Assistance Program; provide that reimbursements for less than those provided for under the Kentucky Medical Assistance Program are not prohibited.


     HFA (1, B. Montell) - Clarify that the maximum payments for the cost of medical care for prisoners shall not exceed by 10% the rate paid for similar services under the Kentucky Medical Assistance Program; delete language relating to the creation of new or existing payment programs at different rates.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Dec 7-To: Interim Joint Committee on Local Government
     Jan 3-introduced in House; to Local Government (H)
     Jan 19-posted in committee
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2006
     Mar 2-floor amendment (1) filed

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