Joint Budget Committee. The bill updates the department of health care policy and financing's (state department) annual reporting on efforts to detect and prosecute medicaid client fraud and the attorney general's annual reporting on medicaid provider fraud. The bill requires the state department to annually submit a single, comprehensive report on client and provider fraud in the medicaid program, including information received annually from the attorney general.
The bill adds the joint budget committee to the legislative committees receiving the report and requires that the report include additional cost and savings information.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)