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Medicaid Resources
Established pursuant to Senate Rule 31.

Duties of the committee shall be as follows:

(1) Development of methods to prevent fraud and abuse in the MO HealthNet system;

(2) Advice on more efficient and cost-effective ways to provide coverage for MO HealthNet participants;

(3) An evaluation of how coverage for MO HealthNet participants can resemble that of commercially available health plans while complying with federal Medicaid requirements;

(4) Possibilities for promoting healthy behavior by encouraging patients to take ownership of their health care and seek early preventative care;

(5) Advice on the best manner in which to provide incentives, including a shared risk and savings to health plans and providers to encourage cost-effective delivery of care; and

(6) Ways that individuals who currently receive medical care coverage through the MO HealthNet program can transition to obtaining their health coverage through the private sector.

The committee shall issue a report and make recommendations, as deemed appropriate by a majority of the members of the committee, to the general assembly for legislative action no later than December 15, 2013.