2008 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 774
Sponsored By:
Delegates Tarrant, Costa, Mizeur, and Stukes
Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Managed Care Organization - 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

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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