Legislature(2009 - 2010)CAPITOL 106

03/18/2010 03:00 PM HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES


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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= SB 13 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ELIGIBILITY TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
+ SB 199 MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR DENTURES TELECONFERENCED
Moved Out of Committee
*+ HB 392 INCENTIVES FOR CERTAIN MEDICAL PROVIDERS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 260 MEDICAID: PREVENTIVE CARE/DISEASE MGT. TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
         HB 260-MEDICAID: PREVENTIVE CARE/DISEASE MGT.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:26:19 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR KELLER announced  that the next order  of business would                                                               
be HOUSE  BILL NO. 260, "An  Act relating to preventive  care and                                                               
disease  management services  for medical  assistance recipients;                                                               
and providing  for an  effective date."   [Before  the committee,                                                               
adopted  as  the  working  draft on  3/11/10,  was  the  proposed                                                               
committee  substitute  (CS)  for  HB  260,  Version  26-LS1128\R,                                                               
Mischel, 2/4/10.]                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
JIM  POUND,  Staff to  Representative  Wes  Keller, Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature,  described the  changes between  the original  draft                                                               
and  Version  R  of  HB  260.    He  pointed  out  that  "disease                                                               
management  services"  had  been   deleted  from  the  title  and                                                               
subsequent  reference  for   Version  R.    He   also  noted  the                                                               
substitution  of "may"  for "shall"  as  DHSS did  not require  a                                                               
federal  waiver.   He directed  attention to  Version R,  page 2,                                                               
lines 8-10,  and said that  this added "more plain  language that                                                               
spells out the specifics" and offered a funding source.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:28:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR KELLER closed public testimony.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
The committee took an at-ease from 3:29 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:30:16 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  KELLER said  that  he  had no  intent  to  pass HB  260                                                               
through the committee today.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE CISSNA  clarified that  she supported the  bill as                                                               
she understood  it, but  that she wanted  to more  closely review                                                               
the bill.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:31:19 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE T.  WILSON asked  for more  information as  to how                                                               
this could be offered in the private sector.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
[HB 260 was held over.]                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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