Medicaid - durable medical equipment providers - supplemental state-only payment - appropriation. The act authorizes a supplemental payment of state-only money to qualified providers of durable medical equipment who experienced a decrease in reimbursement in the 2017-18 state fiscal year as a result of the implementation of the federal "21st Century Cures Act".
The act directs the department of health care policy and financing (department) to distribute a supplemental payment to qualified providers, as defined in the act, for services provided from January 1, 2018, to March 15, 2018, and includes provisions for determining the amount of each qualified provider's supplemental payment. The act authorizes the medical services board to adopt rules as necessary.
The act appropriates $7,591,815 from the general fund to the department for the supplemental payment to qualified providers.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)