SB 864
Modifies provisions regarding the data required as to the rehospitalizations of premature infants
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3/8/2012 - Second Read and Referred S Health, Mental Health, Seniors and Families Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2012

Current Bill Summary

SB 864 - Under current law, the MO HealthNet Division is required to urge hospitals serving infants eligible for medical assistance under MO HealthNet and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)to report to the state the causes and incidence of rehospitalizations of premature infants within their first six months of life. This act requires the MO HealthNet Division to obtain such information from the hospitals. Also, the MO HealthNet Division shall submit such hospital reports to the Missouri Task Force on Prematurity and Infant Mortality by October 1, 2012, and annually thereafter by October first, until such time as the task force has expired.