Sec. PPPP-1. Department of Health and Human Services; use of risk-based contracts within MaineCare. The Department of Health and Human Services shall investigate the feasibility of obtaining a waiver from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to establish a risk-based managed care contract for specific MaineCare populations or services. The department shall submit its findings and recommendations along with the projected net cost savings and the projected impact on quality of care and health outcomes to the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services no later than April 1, 2010.