AN ACT TO ENSURE ADEQUATE FUNDING IN THE STATE MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR; TO PROHIBIT THE DRAWING DOWN OR TRANSFERRING OF MEDICAID DISPROPORTIONATE SHARE RECEIPTS OR OTHER FUNDS IF DOING SO WOULD CREATE OR INCREASE A FINANCIAL OBLIGATION IN THE 2012-2013 FISCAL YEAR; AND TO REQUIRE PRIOR APPROVAL FROM THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE ISSUING ANY REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS OR ENTERING INTO ANY NEW CONTRACTS FOR THE OPERATIONAL OVERSIGHT OR MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FOR INMATES IN THE STATE PRISON SYSTEM. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 516/12 and 5/23/12. Enacted May 24, 2012. Effective May 24, 2012.
Bill S 797/SL 2012-2Summary date: May 29 2012 - View summary
Bill S 797 (2011-2012)Summary date: May 23 2012 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Directs the Governor to transfer at least $29 million (was, $50 million) of funds available in the Department of Health and Human Services to pay Medicaid providers. Deletes the prohibition on authorizing delay of drug rebates. Adds, as the second action in the priority order, the transfer of $21 million in unanticipated federal Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act bonus funds to the State Controller. Makes clarifying changes and modifies the order of priority for funds to be adjusted. Makes technical and clarifying changes.
Prohibits NC from issuing any request for proposals, or entering into a new contract, for the oversight or management of health care services for state prison system inmates without the General Assembly’s prior approval in a legislative act. Makes a conforming change to the bill title.
Bill S 797 (2011-2012)Summary date: May 16 2012 - View summary
Directs the Governor, State Controller, and necessary state officials to make the following budget adjustments, listed in priority order and not to exceed $205.5 million, to pay Medicaid providers in 2011-12: (1) transfer a minimum of $50 million within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), as detailed; (2) transfer $10.5 million from the Repairs and Renovations Reserve Account currently allocated to DHHS; (3) transfer $105 million in projected General Fund reversions; (4) appropriates $20 million of projected revenue overcollections for 2011-12; and (5) transfer additional $20 million from the Repairs and Renovations Reserve Account. Sets out reporting requirements and prohibits the Governor or any state official from drawing down or transferring unearned or borrowed funds, if the action creates or increases a financial obligation in 2012-13.