Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session


Parts: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z AA BB CC

Chapter 1

H.P. 40 - L.D. 45

PART V

Sec. V-1. Hospital-based physician reimbursement; rules. Effective February 1, 2009, the Department of Health and Human Services shall amend the rules regarding reimbursement under the MaineCare program for hospital-based physician services to provide for reimbursement at a rate as close to 70% of the Medicare reimbursement rate as the department determines can be funded with the resources used for physician reimbursement in the Medical Care - Payments to Providers General Fund account, as adjusted by this Act. Rules adopted pursuant to this section are routine technical rules as defined in the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.

Sec. V-2. MaineCare physician reimbursement equalization. Effective July 1, 2009, the Department of Health and Human Services shall amend the rules regarding reimbursement under the MaineCare program for non-hospital-based physicians who are reimbursed below the rate provided to hospital-based physicians in section 1 to provide reimbursement at the same percentage of the Medicare reimbursement rate as is provided to hospital-based physicians in section 1. Rules adopted pursuant to this section are routine technical rules as defined in the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.

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