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EXPLANATION: Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 33,
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, page 389, after line
12, by adding an appropriately numbered paragraph to read:
/ 33. new (Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation)The Department of Health and Human Services (Department) shall procure transportation services upon the expiration of the current Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation contracts using a service model that maximizes efficiencies and cost effectiveness; improves health care outcomes; and improves member experience regarding quality and satisfaction in the Medicaid transportation program while using qualified transportation providers.
The department shall develop the policies, procedures and transportation provider performance standards with input from stakeholders. The department shall provide oversight of the implementation and operation.
The department shall collect financial and utilization data and any other data necessary to continually monitor and evaluate the cost effectiveness and productivity of the transportation services provided./
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.