2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: LeMunyon
Report on Eligibility Verification (language only)

Item 343 #1h

Item 343 #1h

Health and Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 313, after line 57, insert:
"G. The Department of Social Services shall report to the Governor and General Assembly December 1 of each year on the types or sources of information local social services departments use, either directly or through a third party vendor to determine the completeness and correctness of applications for Medical Assistance Services.  The department shall provide the details of the information used to verify applicants' identity, income, assets and other information for the purposes of determining Medicaid eligibility.  The department shall include in its report the number of applications in the previous fiscal year for which Medicaid was approved, denied, or changed, and the number of cases referred for investigation related to suspected false statements, representations, impersonations or use of fraudulent devices, and the entities to which such referrals were made."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)