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HB19-1285

Denver Health Managed Care Organization Contracts With The Department Of Health Care Policy And Financing

Concerning the requirement for the department of health care policy and financing to contract with the managed care organization operated by Denver health and hospital authority until the managed care organization ceases to operate a medicaid managed care program.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill requires the department of health care policy and financing (state department) to offer to enter into a contract with the managed care organization (MCO) operated by Denver health and hospital authority as long as the MCO continues to operate a medicaid managed care program or until June 30, 2025, unless sooner reprocured. Denver health and hospital authority is required to collaborate, if applicable, with the MCO designated by the state department to manage behavioral health services.

The bill requires the MCO operated by Denver health and hospital authority to maintain adequate financials, accept rates determined by the state department, maintain service and quality metrics determined by the state department, and meet statewide managed care system standards and operate as part of the overall managed care system.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

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