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Bill Number: SF2177
Title: Medicaid Program Improvement

This bill makes several changes to improve Medicaid managed care processes. Requires conflict-free case management services for the long-term services and supports population, including the independent administration of the supports intensity scale assessment. Requires MCO contracts be amended to require involvement and collaboration in workforce recruitment, retention, and training programs to address access issues. Requires an external review of Medicaid MCO appeals and requires MCOs respond to member's request for disenrollment for good cause within 10 days.  Requires DHS to develop a uniform authorization and single credential verification system for use in both MCO and fee for service system. Appropriates $300,000 for the Medicaid managed care ombudsman program.

Status: Assigned to Committee
Committee: Senate Appropriations Committee
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Last Modified: 06/06/2020
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