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EXPLANATION: Prevents the Director of Health and Human Services from reducing provider rates to Hospitals operating in a deficit.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 21,
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, page 387, after line
17, by adding an appropriately numbered paragraph to read:
/ (DHHS: Deficit Hospitals) For the Fiscal Year 2011-2012, the director of the State Medicaid Program shall not reduce provider rates to Hospitals that are operating in a deficit./
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.