118 discharges for assessed hospitals divided into the total nonfederal portion [
of the upper
payment limit gap] in an amount
equal to the $154 million
that is needed to support capitated
120 rates for accountable care organizations for purposes of hospital services provided to Medicaid
2. Page 8, Line 242 through Page 9, Line 245 :
242 Quarterly assessments imposed by this chapter shall be paid to the division within [
243 15 business days after the [
hospital receives its Medicaid inpatient hospital access
for the applicable quarter under Section
245 the division.
3. Page 9, Lines 247 through 253 :
247 26-36a-205. Medicaid hospital adjustment under accountable care organization
(1)] To preserve and improve access to [ hospitals] hospital services, the division
make Medicaid inpatient hospital access payments to hospitals in accordance with this
, and Subsection
(7)], for accountable care organization
252 effective on or after April 1, 2013, incorporate an
253 accountable care organization rate structure
4. Page 11, Line 328 through Page 12, Line 340 :
328 Section 7. Section 26-36a-207 is amended to read:
329 26-36a-207. Restricted Special Revenue Fund -- Creation -- Deposits.
330 (1) There is created a restricted special revenue fund known as the "Hospital Provider
331 Assessment Special Revenue Fund."
332 (2) The fund shall consist of:
333 (a) the assessments collected by the department under this chapter;
334 (b) any interest and penalties levied with the administration of this chapter; and
335 (c) any other funds received as donations for the restricted fund and appropriations
336 from other sources.
337 (3) Money in the fund shall be used:
(a) to make inpatient hospital access payments under Section
339 (a) to support capitated rates
in an amount equal to
340 $154 million } ; and
The motion passed unanimously.
Spoke to the bill: Mr. David Gessel, Utah Hospital Association
Mr. Tom Brownlee, Advocate for Persons with Disabilities
MOTION: Sen. Christensen moved to pass S.B. 166, as amended, out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Sen. Christensen moved to place S.B.166, as amended, on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 56 Behavioral Health Care Workforce Amendments (R. Menlove)
Rep. Menlove presented the bill to the committee.
Spoke to bill: Mr. Santiago Cortez
MOTION: Sen. Christensen moved to pass H.B. 56 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 57 Mental and Behavioral Health Amendments (D. Sanpei)
Rep. Sanpei presented the bill to the committee.
Spoke to the bill: Mr. Brent Kelsey, Assistant Director, Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Department of Human Services
Mr. Pat Fleming, Director, Salt Lake County Division of Substance Abuse Services
MOTION: Sen. Robles moved to pass H.B. 57 out favorably. The motion passed
MOTION: Sen. Thatcher moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
The meeting adjourned at 2:43 p.m.
Minutes reported by Nancy Skidmore, Secretary.
Sen. Evan J. Vickers, Committee Chair