House Bill 438

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/24/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 97)
Title AN ACT relating to Medicaid provider credentialing.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1644
Sponsors K. Fleming, J. Bray, D. Frazier, R. Heath, J. Miller, P. Pratt, S. Sheldon, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 205.532 to amend the definition of "credentialing verification organization;" delete the definition of "request for proposals;" delete the requirement that the Department for Medicaid Services contract with a credentialing verification organization; permit Medicaid managed care organizations to participate in a credentialing alliance; require the department to recognize credentialing alliances; establish duties of a credentialing alliance; require the department to discontinue contracts with any credentialing verification organizations if more than fifty percent of Medicaid managed care organizations join a credentialing alliance on or before December 31, 2021; require the department to give significant weight to the timeliness of credentialing when evaluating managed care organization's' responses to request for proposals.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Medicaid provider, credentialing alliance
Physicians and Practitioners - Medicaid provider, credentialing alliance
Public Medical Assistance - Provider, credentialing alliance
Medicaid - Provider, credentialing alliance
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/09/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/22/21
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
  • posted in committee
02/25/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/26/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 1, 2021
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/01/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 76-14 with Committee Substitute and floor amendment (1)
03/02/21
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/03/21
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
03/04/21
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
03/11/21
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a consent bill
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 11, 2021
  • 3rd reading, passed 35-0
  • received in House
03/12/21
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/24/21
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 97)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except require the department to discontinue contracts with any credentialing verification organizations if more than sixty, instead of fifty, percent of Medicaid managed care organizations join a credentialing alliance on or before December 31, 2021.
Index Headings Physicians and Practitioners - Medicaid provider, credentialing alliance
Public Medical Assistance - Provider, credentialing alliance
Medicaid - Provider, credentialing alliance
Health and Medical Services - Medicaid provider, credentialing alliance

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor K. Fleming
Summary Establish that the procurement provisions for a credentialing verification organization shall be null and void if the department recognizes a credentialing alliance.
Index Headings Physicians and Practitioners - Medicaid provider, credentialing alliance
Medicaid - Provider, credentialing alliance

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