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House Bill No. 6435

Public Act No. 03-222

AN ACT CONCERNING HOSPITAL REIMBURSEMENT TO THE OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE ACCESS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (d) of section 19a-632 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2003):

(d) Immediately following the close of each state fiscal year the commissioner shall recalculate the proposed assessment for each hospital based on the costs of the office in accordance with subsection (b) of this section using the actual expenditures made by the office during that fiscal year and the actual expenditures made on behalf of the office from the Capital Equipment Purchase Fund pursuant to section 4a-9. On or before [July] August thirty-first, annually, the office shall render to each hospital a statement showing the difference between the respective recalculated assessment and the amount previously paid. On or before [August thirty-first] September thirtieth, the commissioner, after receiving any objections to such statements, shall make such adjustments which in [his] said commissioner's opinion may be indicated and shall render an adjusted assessment, if any, to the affected hospitals. Adjustments to reflect any credit or amount due under the recalculated assessment for the previous state fiscal year shall be made to the proposed assessment due on or before December thirty-first of the following state fiscal year.

Approved July 9, 2003