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 Bill Status of SB2189  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID SMART CARD

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael Connelly - Dan McConchie - Kyle McCarter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/12/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Medicaid Smart Card Pilot Program Act. Requires the Director of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to establish a Medicaid Smart Card Pilot Program to reduce the total amount of expenditures under the State's Medical Assistance Program. Provides that the pilot program shall be designed to reduce the average monthly cost under the State's Medical Assistance Program for recipients within the pilot program area by an amount that is at least sufficient to recover the cost of implementing the pilot program. Provides that the Director shall determine the geographic area to be included in the pilot program and may contract with an independent entity for the purpose of developing and implementing the pilot program. Contains provisions on required activities under the pilot program, including the distribution of Medicaid Smart Cards to designated recipients; measures the Department might take to implement the pilot program; annual evaluations; reporting requirements; extension or expansion of the pilot program; the confidentiality of health information; reports to the Inspector General; and rulemaking authority.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  4/26/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael Connelly
  4/26/2017SenateFirst Reading
  4/26/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/28/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  4/28/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  5/2/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 12, 2017
  5/2/2017SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/9/2017SenatePostponed - Human Services
  5/12/2017SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (HS)
  5/12/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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