2007 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegate Donoghue
Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Managed Care Organizations - Hospital Ancillary Services


Requiring a managed care organization participating in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to separately and independently determine the medical necessity of ancillary services provided during a hospitalization from the medical necessity of the hospitalization or part of the hospitalization; and prohibiting managed care organizations from basing the denial of payments for ancillary services provided during a hospitalization on a determination of the medical necessity of all or part of the hospitalization.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Health -see also- Mental Health
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Managed Care Organizations -see also- Health Maint Orgs
Medical Assistance

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 15-103 , 15-103 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered