SB 542 Extends MO HealthNet managed care statewide for only the current managed care populations
Sponsor: Sater
LR Number: 2413S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Seniors, Families and Children
Last Action: 3/18/2015 - Second Read and Referred S Seniors, Families and Children Committee Journal Page: S607
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2015

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Current Bill Summary

SB 542 - This act extends the MO HealthNet Managed Care program statewide by July 1, 2016, for all benefit and eligibility groups currently enrolled in a managed care plan as of January 1, 2015. The Department shall develop a transitional Medicaid payment plan for the purpose of continuing and preserving payments consistent with current Medicaid levels for community mental health centers (CMHCs)and shall also create an implementation working group consisting of CMHCs, the Department of Mental Health and managed care organizations in the MO HealthNet program.

This act is substantially similar to SCS/SB 518 (2014).