HB18-1321 - Efficient Administration Medicaid Transportation

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning efficient administration of nonemergency medical transportation within the existing benefit under the medical assistance program, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing an appropriation.

The bill requires the department of health care policy and financing (department) to create and implement a method for meeting urgent transportation needs within the existing nonemergency medical transportation benefit under the medical assistance program.

The method created by the department must provide medical service provider and facility access to approved providers who can meet urgent transportation needs, and include an efficient method for obtaining and paying for the transportation services.

The department shall annually report to certain committees of the general assembly on the implementation and effectiveness of the process.

The bill includes an appropriation to implement the bill.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Latest update: May 30, 2018
05/30/2018 - Governor Signed
05/22/2018 - Sent to the Governor
05/22/2018 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/22/2018 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/08/2018 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
05/08/2018 - Senate Third Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor
05/07/2018 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Floor
05/07/2018 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
05/02/2018 - Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Unamended to Appropriations
04/25/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
04/25/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/24/2018 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/23/2018 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
04/12/2018 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to Appropriations
03/23/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment