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Bill Detail: SB22-156

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Title Medicaid Prior Authorization And Recovery Of Payment
Status Governor Signed (05/06/2022)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
House Sponsors M. Young (D)
J. Amabile (D)
Senate Sponsors S. Fenberg (D)
C. Kolker (D)
House Committee Health and Insurance
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 03/15/2022

The bill prohibits a prepaid inpatient health plan from:
  • Requiring prior authorization for outpatient psychotherapy

  • Recovering provider payments if a recipient was initially
determined to be eligible for medical benefits; and
  • Retroactively recovering provider payments after 12
months from the date a claim was paid, except in certain
If a prepaid inpatient health plan retroactively recovers a provider
payment that is equal to or greater than $1,000, the bill requires the
prepaid inpatient health plan to work with the provider to develop a
payment plan if the provider requests a payment plan.

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