AN ACT TO CAP REIMBURSEMENT BY COUNTIES, TO MAKE ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO PAYMENT, FOR MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDED TO INMATES IN COUNTY JAILS, TO ALLOW COUNTIES TO UTILIZE MEDICAID FOR ELIGIBLE PRISONERS, TO PROVIDE THAT VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF DISTRICT COURT JUDGE SHALL BE FILLED BY APPOINTMENT OF THE GOVERNOR; AND TO CREATE A PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION AGAINST NOTARIES WHO VIOLATE THE NOTARY PUBLIC ACT.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.
Codifies Section 1 of this act as new subsection (a1) under GS 153A-225. Provides that the provisions apply toapproved prisoner medical services providedoutside of the local confinement facility (was, medical services provided within local confinement facilities).
Amends GS 153A-225(a) to provide that a local confinement facility's plan for providing medical care for prisoners in the facility may utilize Medicaid coverage for any other Medicaid services allowable for eligible prisoners, as well as for inpatient hospitalization.