DMAS; waiver to implement a direct primary care program, report. (HB2456)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

DMAS; waiver to implement a direct primary care program; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to apply for a § 1115 waiver to allow the Commonwealth to implement a pilot project to provide medical assistance services for eligible recipients and dual eligible recipients by entering into direct primary care contracts with direct primary care providers. The bill requires the Director of the Department to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the status of the waiver application and implementation of the direct primary care pilot program by December 1, 2019, and to report on the effectiveness of the program on access to and cost of health care and the impact of the program on utilization of certain health care services by December 1, 2021. Read the Bill »

Status

01/15/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Appropriations Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101290D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/15/2019Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources

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