1999 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1450 (Conference Report)

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Review of Organ Transplant Policies (language only)

Item 335 #26c

Item 335 #26c

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 271, after line 40, insert:
"Z.  As a condition of this appropriation, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall assist the Joint Commission on Health Care in a review of Medicaid coverage and reimbursement policies for organ transplants.  The review shall include, but not be limited to, consideration of the appropriateness of (i) current Medicaid coverage for organ transplants; (ii) the reimbursement procedures and amounts applicable to organ transplants that are covered; (iii) the fiscal impact of any changes in Medicaid policies related to coverage or reimbursement for organ transplants; and (iv) case management by the Department for transplant recipients."

(This amendment requires a review of organ transplant policies of the Department of Medical Assistance Services.)