Human Services

Medical Assistance

SECTION 40-8-13.3

§ 40-8-13.3. Payment for services provided by in state and out of state hospitals.

The department of human services and/or the secretary of executive office of health and human services is hereby authorized and directed to amend its rules and regulations and amend the Rhode Island state plan for medical assistance (Medicaid) pursuant to Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act in order to provide for payment to hospitals for services provided to eligible recipients in accordance with this chapter. Such amended rules and regulations will continue to recognize the importance, impact, and cost of the Graduate Medical Education and training programs supported by the hospitals in Rhode Island. The provisions of this section shall be effective upon the promulgation of the amendments and new payment methodology pursuant to this section and § 40-8-13.4, on July 1, 2010, at which time the provisions of §§ 40-8-13.2, 27-19-14, 27-19-15 and 27-19-16 shall be repealed in their entirety.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2009, ch. 68, art. 23, § 7; P.L. 2010, ch. 23, art. 20, § 1.)