OLR Bill Analysis

SB 371

AN ACT CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENT FOR HEALTH CARE AND CLINICAL SERVICES PROVIDED AT STATE EXPENSE.

SUMMARY

This bill requires state-supported departments, agencies, and institutions that provide or facilitate clinical or health care services at state expense to report to the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) secretary by January 1, 2019 and annually thereafter. They must report on their policies and procedures for, whenever possible, (1) seeking third-party reimbursement for the cost of the services and (2) ensuring that the state is the payor of last resort.

By law, the OPM secretary may require reports from state-supported departments, agencies, and institutions on any financial matter at any time and under regulations he may prescribe.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2018

COMMITTEE ACTION

Insurance and Real Estate Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

21

Nay

0

(03/20/2018)