SB-0649, As Passed Senate, December 6, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 649

 

 

November 8, 2017, Introduced by Senator SHIRKEY and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

 

 

     A bill to amend 1939 PA 280, entitled

 

"The social welfare act,"

 

by amending section 109f (MCL 400.109f), as amended by 2005 PA 84.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 109f. (1) The department of community health shall

 

support the use of medicaid Medicaid funds for specialty services

 

and supports for eligible medicaid Medicaid beneficiaries with a

 

serious mental illness, developmental disability, serious emotional

 

disturbance, or substance abuse use disorder. Medicaid-covered

 

specialty services and supports shall be managed and delivered by

 

specialty prepaid health plans chosen by the department. of

 

community health with advice and recommendations from the specialty

 

services panel created in section 109g. The specialty services and

 

supports shall be carved out from the basic medicaid Medicaid

 


health care benefits package.

 

     (2) Specialty prepaid health plans shall be considered

 

medicaid are Medicaid managed care organizations as described in

 

section 1903(m)(1)(A) of title XIX, of the social security act, 42

 

USC 1396b, and shall be and are responsible for providing defined

 

inpatient services, outpatient hospital services, physician

 

services, other specified medicaid Medicaid state plan services,

 

and additional services approved by the centers for medicare and

 

medicaid services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under

 

section 1915(b)(3) of title XIX, of the social security act, 42 USC

 

1396n. As medicaid managed care organizations, specialty prepaid

 

health plans are subject to the quality assurance assessment fee

 

described in section 224b of the insurance code of 1956, 1956 PA

 

218, MCL 500.224b.

 

     (3) This section does not apply to a pilot project authorized

 

under section 298(3) of article X of 2017 PA 107.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.