Bill: SB 5471 (HB 1637) — 2017
Concerning the reimbursement rate primary care providers receive to participate in medicaid (Rivers, Cleveland, Bailey)
Requires a medicaid payment for primary care services furnished by a nurse practitioner, a physician with a primary specialty designation of family medicine, general internal medicine, or pediatric medicine or provided by subspecialists within these primary specialties, on a fee-for-service basis as well as through managed health care systems, to be at a rate not less than one hundred percent of the payment rate that applies to those services and providers under medicare.
1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL:
-Adds physician assistants and naturopathic physicians to the list of primary care providers.
-Removes the reference to the American Board of Physician Specialties.
Hearing Date: Thursday, February 09, 2017 -- 10:00 am
WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5471&Year=2017 (opens a new browser tab)
|UW Medicine||Committee Report, Do Pass Substitute||2017-02-09|