Mississippi - 2018 Legislation

HB 128

SYNOPSIS: Require Governor and Division of Medicaid to negotiate to obtain federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage.

STATUS: Referred to medicaid, rules 1/2, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 137

SYNOPSIS: Prohibition on Price Gouging for Essential Drugs Act.

STATUS: Referred to Drug Policy; Judiciary, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 277

SYNOPSIS: Power of attorney; authorize to become effective upon a future event.

STATUS: Referred to Judiciary 1/2, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 305

SYNOPSIS: Medicaid; require Governor and Division of Medicaid to negotiate to obtain federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage.

STATUS: Referred to Medicaid, Rules, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 332

SYNOPSIS: Provide option for reimbursement of outpatient services at certain rural hospitals based on 101% of Medicare rate.

STATUS: Introduced 1/3 & referred to Medicaid, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 440

SYNOPSIS: Provide for a database of electronic medical records of Medicaid recipients, with access by Medicaid provider.

STATUS: Introduced 1/5 & referred to Medicaid, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 564

SYNOPSIS: Nursing homes; required to purchase and maintain a minimum amount of liability insurance.

STATUS: Referred to Insuranced 1/8, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 619

SYNOPSIS: Personal care homes; require licensure and regulation of those providing living arrangements for one or more persons.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health & Human Services, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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HB 671

SYNOPSIS: Arbitration clause; considered non-binding in certain contracts.

STATUS: Referred to Judiciary 1/8, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Oppose.

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HB 713

SYNOPSIS: Medicaid; prohibit division from implementing or operating any managed care program after July 1, 2019.

STATUS: Status: Referred to Medicaid Committee 1/9, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 940

SYNOPSIS: Medicaid; direct division to select a provider-sponsored health plan to provide services under the managed care program.

STATUS: Referred to Medicaid 1/11, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 970

SYNOPSIS: Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act.

STATUS: Referred to Public Utilities 1/12, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 1054

SYNOPSIS: Private residential care homes; require to register with Department of Health.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health 1/15, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 1155

SYNOPSIS:Medicaid; establish provider-sponsored health as a pilot managed care program.

STATUS: Referred to Medicaid 1/15, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 1422

SYNOPSIS:Vulnerable person; abuse of is a felony, not misdemeanor, and reckless abuse is also included.

STATUS: Referred to Judiciary 1/15, Dead, Died in Committee 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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