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HB 1091 (2012) -  Medicaid Provider Accountability

by Nuñez
Requires background screening of persons who provide personal care or services for reimbursement under consumer-directed care program; extends period of time that provider must retain certain medical & Medicaid-related records under provider agreements with AHCA; requires provider to report change of principal in writing to agency within specified period of time; authorizes agency to perform certain inspections before entering into provider agreement; removes provision that exempts certain providers & programs from agency onsite inspections; specifies applicability of background investigations with regard to principals of certain hospitals & nursing homes; removes provision permitting proof of compliance with background screening requirements to be retroactive; expands agency authority with respect to conducting Medicaid fraud, abuse, overpayment, & recipient neglect reviews & investigations; extends time period for retention of certain records by Medicaid provider; requires agency to seek remedy provided by law for certain actions by provider; requires agency to base determination of overpayment to provider on certain information available before issuance of audit report; requires timeframe for establishment of payment arrangements for provider to reimburse agency for overpayments & fines; requires agency to terminate provider's participation in Medicaid program if provider fails to reimburse overpayment or pay fine imposed by agency within specified period of time; expands conditions under which person who reports fraud or suspected fraudulent acts by Medicaid provider may be granted immunity from civil liability.
Effective Date: July 1, 2012
Last Event: Died in Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73) on Friday, March 9, 2012 11:59 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 943 (Ch. 2012-73) Time: 03/09/2012 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/10/2012 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Time: 01/09/2012 - 12:01 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 01/09/2012 - 12:01 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Appropriations Committee Time: 01/09/2012 - 12:01 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Time: 01/09/2012 - 12:01 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Quality Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 12/20/2011 - 11:22 AM Member: Nuñez Committee: Version: __

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