SB 671 Requires any applicant for health care benefits under a public assistance program to identify his or her employer
Sponsor: Green
LR Number: 3099S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Pensions, Veterans' Affairs and General Laws
Last Action: 1/9/2006 - Second Read and Referred S Pensions, Veterans' Affairs and General Laws Committee Journal Page: S59
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SB 671 - This act provides that an applicant for benefits under the state Medicaid system, or any person requesting uncompensated care in a hospital, must identify the employer or employers of the proposed beneficiary of the health care benefits provided under the program. The act also requires the department of social services to submit to the General Assembly an annual report, starting in calendar year 2006, identifying all such identified employers who employ 25 or more public assistance program beneficiaries. There shall also be public access to the report.

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