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Bill Number: SF168
Title: Medicaid Ombudsman & MCO Accountability

Establishes an ombudsman position to investigate complaints relating to all Medicaid programs.  Companion bill (SF 420) also includes requirement that DHS establish a uniform prior authorization process (forms, information requirements, time frames) for both fee-for-service and MCO systems. Companion also requires MCOs to use an external review process for denied claims.

Status: Assigned to Committee
Committee: Senate Human Resources Committee
Companion Bills: SF420
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Last Modified: 03/08/2019
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